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2004 Chardonnay

2004 Reserve Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $24.00 per bottle

Description: This well-balanced and stylish wine is an impressive example of a classic, full-bodied barrel-fermented Chardonnay. This wine features a bouquet of toffee and crusty bread, a luscious mouthfeel, and rich butternut flavours on the palate. Crisp on the finish, with a hint of cloves and lingering soft oak, this wine is a great match with rich, smoky foods. Try it with spaghetti alla carbonara or smoked cheeses.

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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