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Pear Winemakers Reserve Wine Details

Description: Made in the traditional style of a fine barrel-aged french chardonnay. This is a full-bodied complex wine with tasty oak notes to complement the richness of ripe pears for perfect balance. Produced in exceptional fruit years only, each bottle of this limited release is signed and dated by the winemaker. Delicious with scallops and lobster.

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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