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Chardonnay Wine Details

Description: A versatile white wine grape from which a broad spectrum of wines is produced. Chardonnay is one of the grapes used in making fine French champagne and white burgundy. In the United States, wine produced from this grape is referred to simply as "Chardonnay." Our version of Chardonnay is a dry, complex wine which can only be described as buttery , creamy, nutty and “oaky” .The fruit descriptors include lemon and melon.

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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