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Signature Chardonnay

Signature Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $35.00 per bottle

Description: Captivating fruit aromas of lemon, quince and pineapple blend nicely with notes of orange blossom and vanilla. Rich flavors of pineapple and dried mango mingle with complex notes of hazelnut and toasted bread. French oak and creaminess from the malolactic fermentation are subtly layered with the fruit, while crisp acidity adds tone and brightness to the flavors and finish.

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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