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Le Petit Clos Chardonnay

Le Petit Clos Chardonnay Wine Details

Description: This Chardonnay presents aromas of white peach, citrus, lime, slight lemon curd and minerals with a hint of nutmeg. Bright citrus blossom, peach and vanilla flavors with a core of minerality are notable characteristics of this wine. Le Petit Clos boasts a nice balance and austerity, clean, bright flavors and creamy, toasty finish.

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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