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Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $14.99 per bottle

Description: In The Glass: This elegant style Chardonnay exhibits fresh pear and green apple aromas and flavors with a rich, velvety mouthfeel. Nine months of oak ageing in French & Hungarian barrels creates a vanilla flavor and toasty oak undertones. On The Table: Great when paired with pan fried scallops, pasta with cream sauce, or white fish with lemon butter. Around The Neck: Silver medal winner in the 2004 PA Wine Competition. Bronze medal winner in the 2004 International Eastern Wine Competition. Silver medal winner in the 2003 Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition. Bronze medal winner in the 2003 PA Farm Show Wine Competition. Silver medal winner in the 2003 PA Wine Competition.

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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