The Home Block was the first planting of vines at the Myrtle Point property in 1995. Positioned on a limestone bluff high above the Mitchell River, the Home Block consistently produces Chardonnay of concentration and power.
Grapes picked, pressed and juice run directly into barrels for fermentation on full solids. 50% Malo-lactic fermentation, and 11 month maturation on lees in French oak hogs heads, 25% new.
Clones: I10V3, P58, G9V7
Yield: 2.5 t/acre.
Picked : 1/3/2016
Production: 133 Dozen.
Full tasting notes: 2016 HOME BLOCK Chardonnay