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N41/W72 Chardonnay

N41/W72 Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $11.99 per bottle

Description: The 41/72 Chardonnay is partially steel fermented and partially barrel fermented, with the barrel portion 100% Malolactic and aged on the lees for 10 months. The best of both worlds, the barrel portion lends a creaminess, as well as weight and texture on the palate.The stainless steel portion adds bright acidity and crisp apple flavors. The result is a well balanced rich but lively wine. Because of this the wine pairs easily with a broad spectrum of food, especially white fleshed fish, shellfish, poultry, and most anything with a cream sauce. Value oriented, meant for everyday consumption.

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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