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Lemelson Vineyards Chardonnay

Lemelson Vineyards Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $26.00 per bottle

Description: This Chardonnay is made with the same great care and attention to detail as our Reserve Chardonnay. Here we are looking for a fresh, aromatic style that is enjoyable on release or after medium term cellaring. Citrus, stone-fruit and subtle oak aromas on the nose are accompanied by wheat, nut and butterscotch flavors on the palate. The concentration and great acid structure of this wine make it a very versatile food wine or enjoyable on its own.

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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