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Chardonnay VGS

Chardonnay VGS Wine Details
Price: $39.00 per bottle

Description: All the flavors and tremendous complexity of this Chardonnay come from that extra “hanging” time. The nose is full and rich with nice vanilla overtones. Very intense, the wine is multi-dimensional and deep with many layers of flavors that are the expression of our terroir and winemaking finesse. Chateau Potelle Chardonnay VGS 2002 is phenomenal now and will continue to be for the next five to six 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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