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Darioush Signature Chardonnay Napa Valley

Darioush Signature Chardonnay Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $41.00 per bottle

Description: Abundant with flavors of crisp green apple, fresh melon and Asian pear. Vivid, rich layers of crème brule and shades of vanilla along with a hint of hazelnut open to a subtle core of bright citrus fruits. This Burgundian style Chardonnay displays the mineral character that the vineyard brings to the fruit. Enjoyable now, this wine will continue to develop over the next few 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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