Michael Mara Chardonnay, 2016

By Broc Cellars

  • Appellation: Sonoma Valley AVA
  • Region: California
  • Country: United States
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Chardonnay
  • Soil type: Volcanic
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 8 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Located just west of the town of Sonoma. Michael Mara Vineyard is planted on top of rocky lobe. Think of a rocky field of vines. It is truly a unique site for Chardonnay in California. Dry farmed with well-drained volcanic and pebbly subsoil. The vineyard is farmed by Steve Matthiasson. Drink now or age like a Chablis.

About Broc Cellars

California, United States

Broc Cellars was nothing more than an idea not that long ago, an idea about making wines that were “site specific”. Where the wines’ true character came from using only organically or biodynamically grown grapes from areas that most would consider marginal. Believing that vineyards develop “True” character and complexity when they have to struggle to survive. In the cellar, we try to continue this practice using minimal intervention, in an effort to let the grapes speak for themselves.

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