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Chardonnay (Reserve) Wine Details
Price: $13.00 per bottle

Description: We select fruit from the finest areas of our vineyards and vinify it separately in new French oak barrels. It is handled in the same way as our regular Chardonnay bottling, however it is stirred on the lees for a longer period of time. This extended lees and oak contact ,combined with specially selected fruit results in a wine with exceptional depth and richness.

Varietal Definition
Chardonnay is by far the most widely planted grape crop in California and dominates California’s cooler, coastal, quality wine regions. The natural varietal ‘taste and smell’ of Chardonnay is surprisingly unfamiliar to many wine drinkers, as its true character is often guised with dominating winemaking signatures. Chardonnay’s rather subdued primary fruit characteristics lean toward the crisp fruitiness of apples, pears and lemon, but the variety’s full body is capable of supporting a host of complementary characteristics, such as oak, butter and vanilla. Regardless of what is the appropriate style for Chardonnay, the varietal continues to dominate vineyard plantings in every corner of the world. Close attention to clonal selection has made this broad geographic and climactic range of Chardonnay viable in thoughtful viticultural hands.


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