Elizabeth Spencer

2019 Chardonnay
Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley

2021 Offering
Premiere Napa Valley
Auction 25 | Lot No. 35
Vintage

2019

Elizabeth Spencer

Chardonnay
Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley

5 cases produced

Highlights

  • Your wine displays floral aromas with a touch of citrus
  • Balanced acidity with delicate oak integration and an elegant, bright finish
  • A luscious, full-bodied and complex wine with a vibrant mouthfeel
  • Aging for 15 months in a single, neutral 60-gallon French oak barrel

Wine Facts

  • Single vineyard wine

Sarah Vandendriessche

Winemaker, Elizabeth Spencer

Winemaker, Sarah Vandendriessche

Joined Elizabeth Spencer in 2010 as Winemaker. Previous experience at Scholium Project; Robert Sinskey Vineyards,Krupp Brothers Estates/Stagecoach Vineyards, White Rock Vineyards. We have a stellar winemaking team at Elizabeth Spencer. Spencer Graham is Director of Winemaking. He determined the original style of our wines and established the long term relationships with our grape growers. Sarah Vandendriessche is the Winemaker, overseeing all aspects of production, from managing vineyard practices through to bottling. Spencer and Sarah work together on all final blends. Robbie Meyer is our consulting winemaker.

Country born: Unites States

Education: North Carolina State, Biology Major. Winemaking experience through hands-on practice under mentorship and tutoring of Nigel Kinsman and Abe Schoener.

Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years

Winemaking Philosophy:
We buy from a handful of premiere grape growers, with whom we work from vintage to vintage. Our winemaking philosophy adheres to a classical tradition. The model for all of our wines is intensity without excess weight, purity, persistence and length.

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