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Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley Chardonnay

Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $21.00 per bottle

Description: With its light sunflower hue and apple, peach, honeysuckle, and saltwater taffy bouquet,our newest Chardonnay presents an integrated, harmonious blending of apple and green apple, apricot, honey, cream, and a kiss of toasty oak. With one hundred percent malo-lactic fermentation yet light on the palette, this long-finishing Chardonnay will work wonderfully with a range of fish and lighter game dishes. This Chardonnay is produced from vines in the heart of the Oak Knoll District, one of the Napa Valley's newest and most exciting areas. Its harmonious blend of apples, cream, and toast is a perfect accompaniment for many fine meals.

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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