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Round Hill California Chardonnay

Round Hill California Chardonnay Wine Details

Description: Rich golden yellow with pleasant aromas of fresh citrus, lemons and oranges with hints of honeysuckle. Our 2004 Chardonnay blends the forward fruit flavors of ripe peach and dried apricots for a crisp flavor. With hints of toasted hazelnut and vanilla this is a refreshing and full-bodied Chardonnay that goes with many fine foods or is simply elegant on its own.

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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