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2001 GENERATIONS Chardonnay

2001 GENERATIONS Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: This wine has become winemaker John Skrip III's passion. Having received his winemaking education in California, he wanted to create a Chardonnay that would knock all his west coast buddies socks off. Well, he did it! This wine is nothing shy of knock your socks off OUTSTANDING. The mouthfeel and flavors are rich and very well integrated. On the palate, citrus and tropical fruit flavors mingle with sweet wood and toast. Gold medal winner in the 2004 PA Wine Competition. Bronze medal winner in the 2004 Starwine International 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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