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Chardonnay - Monterey

Chardonnay - Monterey Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: This oak barrel fermented and aged wine has vanilla tones combined with tropical fruit on the nose. Full-bodied with definite mouth feel and long lasting finish, this wine pairs well with poultry, seafood and fish. It can also be satisfying with roast veal and pork. Excellent for a summer party or an important reception.

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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