What is Batonnage? Old World Winemaking Technique | Sur Lie Chardonnay Lees Stirring

Winemaker Rob Davis discusses the old world winemaking technique of batonnage, or hand stirring of the lees, which occurs in winter when Jordan Chardonnay ages sur lie in French oak. Learn how this technique offers individual flare of each cellar worker who helps to create Jordan’s mid-palate mouthfeel. http://blog.jordanwinery.com/2011/02/batonnage-an-old-world-winemaking-technique-preserved-each-winter/

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