Villa Bellangelo - In the Cellar July 21, 2012 - Oaking Chardonnay

Our 2011 Chardonnay was fermented in oak barrels and stored in stainless steal for several months.  In this short episode, we see Villa Bellangelo's winemaker, Ian Barry, transferring the Chardonnay to new Barrel 21 oak barrels in order to infuse the wine with a greater level of oak qualities.  The Chardonnay will be monitored daily, and after approximately 3 weeks, will be removed from the oak barrels and ultimately bottled.  This wine is already delicious and bound to become even better!

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