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Black Prince Chardonnay VQA

Black Prince Chardonnay VQA Wine Details
Price: $17.95 per bottle

Description: Made from 90% Prince Edward County fruit this is a pristine, light to mid-weight Chablis style, unoaked Chardonnay. It has fresh Macintosh apple, lemon and mineral flavours. Crisp with a hint of rounding sweetness on the finish. Good length, even-handed and a joy to sip. (David Lawrason gave this wine 87 points)

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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