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Central Coast Chardonnay Central Coast Fermented

Central Coast Chardonnay Central Coast Barrel Fermented Wine Details

Description: Bouquet: Pear, citrus, banana and coconut flavors mixed with butter. Rich complexity with yeasty notes due to the extended time on the lees. Palate: Complex core of citrus, pear and tropical flavors with butter and toast. The wine is medium bodied and refreshing. Chill and enjoy now. Finishes with a smooth, lingering aftertaste.

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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