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Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $15.00 per bottle

Description: With the 2000 vintage we have given a rebirth to the old label. This wine has a heady, toasty nose. On the palate the crisp esters of tangerine, pineapple, and apricot cut through the creamy, buttery, silky mouthfeel of the wine. Chardonnay fruit flavors linger, combined with the subtle complexities expressed by the various yeast strains that were used in this wine, along with the refined French oak barrels' flavor influence.

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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