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Goldfields Chardonnay Bottle


The Goldfields is our newest Chardonnay in the Donum lineup, named after Burke's Goldfields flower, a rare flower found only in the Santa Rosa Plain near our Winside Vineyard. This wine is made from the same fruit as our Russian River Valley Chardonnay but is produced differently. Half of the wine is fermented and aged in a concrete egg for 11 months and then aged for an additional 4 months in stainless steel. The other half is fermented in the orange wine style, with the juice on the skins for about two weeks to add tannin and phenolics to the wine before being pressed and put into barrel for aging.