WINEMAKER(S)
Heidi Bridenhagen

2018 AUCTION LOT NO. 55

Sonoma County Barrel Auction
MACROSTIE WINERY & VINEYARDS
Legends of Chardonnay

Chardonnay
Bacigalupi Vineyard 34%, Charles Heintz Vineyard 33%, Kent Ritchie Vineyard 33%
Russian River Valley
2017
5 CASES PRODUCED
Sonoma County

ABOUT THE WINE

MacRostie has been partnering with some of California’s most renowned winegrowers since 1987 to make benchmark cool-climate Chardonnays recognized for their beauty, balance and age-worthiness.

This one-of-a-kind lot features a blend of MacRostie’s finest barrels of Chardonnay from three legendary Russian River Valley winegrowers: Kent Ritchie, Charles Heintz and the Bacigalupi family.

Artfully blended by acclaimed winemaker Heidi Bridenhagen, these prized world-class vineyards have created an incomparable tête de cuvée bottling embodying the vibrant fruit, sophisticated minerality and layered complexity that define the greatest Russian River Valley Chardonnays.

In addition to this remarkable Chardonnay, the winning bidder will enjoy a delicious wine-paired lunch with either Winemaker Heidi Bridenhagen or Founder Steve MacRostie at the MacRostie Estate House in the Russian River Valley.

ESTIMATED BOTTLING DATE

November 2018

ESTIMATED SHIPPING DATE

February 2019