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CARME' Chardonnay

CARME' (Chardonnay) Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: This is our premium fine white, made from 100% Chardonnay grapes. Light and flinty with a smoky background. The wine is named after my mom Carmella, which is Italian for "thick as a brick". It similar in style to the white wine of Burgundy rather than those chardonnay wines from California or Australia. It pairs well with light chicken and fish.

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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