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Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $9.95 per bottle

Description: This wine is made from Premium grapes that were grown and harvested to exacting standards in Hidden House Vineyards in Runnels County, near Bronte, Texas. After harvesting, they were shipped in a refrigerated truck to our winery in Santa Fe, Texas, Galveston County. In Santa Fe, they were crushed, pressed, inoculated with cultured yeast, and placed in stainless steel tanks and fermented at 55F to retain the fruity floral characteristics of this variety. This wine is a classic example of Chardonnay, exhibiting fresh pear, fig, and apple flavors on the palate. It is excellent with seafood, poultry, cheese, and fruits.

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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