2021 Small Lot Chardonnay

$34.78 / 750mL

2021 Small Lot Chardonnay

This small lot bottling is a single-vineyard, Demeter-certified, barrel selection of just four 225L barrels from the 2021 growing season. Grown in the Lightfoot Home Farm Vineyard in Wolfville, where cool breezes help produce full flavoured Chardonnay grapes with great balance between freshness and flavour concentration. Barrel fermented in mostly used French oak barriques (25% new, 75% used / neutral) with wild yeasts and full malolactic fermentation. Aged 21 months sur lie prior to bottling mid September of 2023.

Technical Details

100% Chardonnay
Total Acidity
7.43 g/L
Residual Sweetness
2.5 g/L
Organic (Ecocert Canada) & Demeter (Demeter Canada & USA) 

Tasting Notes

Medium gold hue in the glass. On the nose, pear and citrus notes are complimented by hints of butterscotch toast and acacia blossom. The palate is textured, weighty and supple with a flinty edge and creamy finish.

Pairing suggestions include baked oysters with cream and bacon, poultry or fish in cream sauce, hard cheeses and shellfish such as lobster or crab.

Service Temperature: 12-14°C

Recommended Drinking: 2023-2026