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Napa Valley Chardonnay

Napa Valley Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: An aromatic mélange of ripe fruit, oak spice and creamy sweetness greets the nose. Concentrated fruit aromas of pear, pineapple and nectarine are enhanced by a lively dash of lemon zest. Upon tasting, waves of rich pineapple, lemon, nutmeg and toasted oak are framed by lively, crisp acidity. The mouthfeel is rich, with abundant fruit character and a mouth-filling creaminess.

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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