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Seven Poplars Chardonnay

Seven Poplars Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $21.90 per bottle

Description: Seven Poplars denotes our premium wines – those created from select barrels and from select vineyards. The Chardonnay grapes at Lake Breeze grow in soil with a clay content of more than 80%. These difficult growing conditions ensure that tonnage levels are never higher than 2 tons per acre. Very little vineyard manipulation is required in order to produce beautifully ripe and concentrated fruit. The nose on this wine is a complex mix of citrus, peach and green apple with spicy oak notes. The lemon/lime palate is integrated with subtle hints of vanilla and a buttery texture. The finish is long, dry and ever so slightly warm.

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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