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Fiorella Chardonnay - Russian River Valley

Fiorella Chardonnay - Russian River Valley Wine Details
Price: $34.00 per bottle

Description: In the Russian River Valley appellation, known for producing unique wines of finesse and balance, marine fog creeps in at night to cool ripening fruit, while the gravelly soils provide perfect drainage for the vines. Our delicious, single vineyard, Burgundian-style Fiorella Chardonnay is a bright, crisp wine with floral, apricot and citrus aromas. On the palate, hints of minerals, pear, citrus and fig mingle with a touch of oak. This is an elegant, well-balanced wine with a slightly creamy texture and a clean 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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