The wine: Chardonnay from Justice Vineyard in the Eola/Amity Hills AVA in the Willamette Valley of Oregon.
The music: Born under a hazy northern sky, Bryter Layter is like the last raindrop to fall on a steamy summer day: it says the sun is coming, but why wait?
Price: $21/bottle, 15% discount on case purchases (a case contains 12 750ml bottles, and you can mix different wines that are currently available in your case).
Technical notes: This wine is composed of 76 and 95 clones of Chardonnay grapes planted in 1999 on sedimentary soil. The grapes were picked and then gently whole cluster pressed on September 16, 2014. The juice was fermented at cool temperatures in neutral oak barrels and puncheons, with lees stirring daily during fermentation. It was bottled under screwcap at 13.2% alcohol and 3.20 pH. 190 cases produced.