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Black Feather Chardonnay

Black Feather Chardonnay Reserve Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: Is this Chassagne Montrachet? Our French-styled Chardonnay has a nose that jumps from the glass. Clean and balanced, with notes of subtle vanilla, minerals and honeysuckle and a persistent finish. This wine has finesse -- try with flounder, sole, or porbeagle shark. And from NY Times Food & Wine Critic David Corcoran (July 17, 2005): "I loved the 2004 Chardonnay. It has a bright mineral edge that keeps it refreshing, with no loss of fruitiness."

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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