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Reserve Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $19.99 per bottle

Description: Select lots of Chardonnay grapes were fermented in a variety of oak types (Nevers, Allier, Vogues) with pris de Mousse and Chanson yeast. Each lot was left sur lie for seven months, then carefully blended into this Burgundian style wine. The wine exudes a marriage of apple, lemon, and French Oak flavors and aromas. Toasty buttery flavors make this wine soft on the palate and a delight to drink now or for years to come.

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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