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Estate Chardonnay

Estate Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $18.95 per bottle

Description: The only Chardonnay grown and produced in Nova Scotia, this complex wine is pale gold in colour. This wine shows delicate aromas of ripe melon, apple, fresh bread and butterscotch. Full-bodied and creamy on the palate from oak barrel fermentation and eging, the wine resolves into flavours of tropical fruit and a cleansing citrus finish. An impressive Chardonnay. Drinking well now, will hold for 2-3 years

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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