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Black Prince First Crush Chardonnay

Black Prince First Crush Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $19.95 per bottle

Description: This finely textured Chardonnay, more in the style of an un-oaked Chablis than in the heavier styles of southern hemisphere New World productions. The grapes were souced from the same lots that produced the Medal winning wine of the previous vintage, but picked with a slightly lower suger level. The essential tropicality of the fruit is already beginning to show its potentional for melon and pineapple flavours. Nicely stated acidity gives length and definition to the fruit.

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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