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Bedrock Chardonnay

Bedrock Chardonnay Wine Details

Description: There are days when you'll crave a crisp, bright white wine that simply satisfies while staying true to its complexity and acidity. Our 2008 Chardonnay fits that profile perfectly; this Chablis style wine is fermented completely in stainless steel tanks to preserve flavors of pineapple, melon, and a hint of kiwi. You'll love this with light appetizers such as spicy barbecued shrimp and lemongrass chicken wings, or allow the acidity to cut through as you indulge in a rich, creamy bowl of fettucine alfredo.

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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