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Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $19.90 per bottle

Description: This is a hallmark varietal Chardonnay. The wine is fresh and lively on both aroma and palate, - citrus, melown, pineapple, and a host of many other fruits. There is a striking flintiness or smokey character that extends long into the finish. This is a great example of how good chardonnay fruit character can carry and be complimented by new oak barrels without being overhwenmed by them. This is why Chardonnay, despite its detractors, will always be some of the world's best wine.

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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