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Camp Meeting Ridge Chardonnay

Camp Meeting Ridge Chardonnay Wine Details

Description: Aromas of quince and melons are followed by layers of floral and citrus notes. Upon swirling, this wine's bouquet is punctuated with hints of minerals and hazelnut. Flavors are lively with good acidity. White peaches and honey emerge with a texture that is silky. The finish; long and round, lingering and smooth, yet with enough acidity for a refreshing crispness. Enjoy at this time or cellar for a year or two.

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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