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Stuhlmuller Vineyard Chardonnay

Stuhlmuller Vineyard Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $30.00 per bottle

Description: Exceptional wine made from grapes selected by Dutcher Crossing’s winemaker, Kerry Damskey. Stuhlmuller Vineyards has set aside a block of vines in the coolest part of Alexander Valley, adjacent to the Russian River. Grapes that produce a lush and complex Chardonnay with subtle tropical flavors that linger through the finish. A wine to be enjoyed on its own or with meals.

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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