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Chardonnay Icewine VQA

Chardonnay Icewine VQA Wine Details
Price: $49.95 per bottle

Description: Our first edition of this dessert wine is quite unique with the slightest hint of those qualities and flavours displayed in our unoaked Chardonnay. Not a cloyingly sweet Icewine at all! This wine has a bracing acidity that nicely balances the residual sugar and acts to cleanse the palate between sips. Flavours and aromas of peach, tart apple and honey make this a truly memorable dessert wine. Serve lightly chilled, on it’s own after desserts such as rich cakes or pecan pies.

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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