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Dijon Clones Chardonnay

Dijon Clones Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $27.00 per bottle

Description: This wine opens with creamy aromas of citrus and orange blossom with hints of lime peel and vanilla. The full-bodied mouthfeel features sweet citrus, pear and lemon-lime. Rich and creamy on the finish, the 2004 Chardonnay displays balanced fruit and toasty barrel fermentation. It boasts excellent balance and acidity, hallmarks of the Dijon clones bottling. This Chardonnay may be enjoyed now or cellared for up to five years. .

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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