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Reserve Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $45.00 per bottle

Description: Powerful aromas of pear nectar, orange blossom, and beeswax assail your nose. You taste ripe apple-pear fruit combined with creamed honey, rather like butterscotch flan. A huge lush wine that is not bashful, also managing to retain elegance long after you finish the glass. The additional time in barrel fills out the mid palate adding layers of complexity. A Chardonnay for those who mostly drink red wine.

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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