Peter Michael 2016 "La Carriere"
La CarriíÂre is the steepest rockiest vineyard on their Knights Valley estate. Situated between 1,200 and 1,700 feet above sea level on steep mountain slopes, some exceeding forty percent in grade, the vineyard has ideal southern and southeastern exposures. Shallow rocky soils provide excellent drainage, low fertility and the lowest average yields on the estate. Typically La CarriíÂre offers the leanest most citrus like fruit profile of any of our Chardonnays coupled with vivid äóìliquid mineralityäó? that speaks of sea salt and wet stones. The name translates to "The Quarry.