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Chardonnay '01

Chardonnay '01 Wine Details
Price: $11.00 per bottle

Description: Hidden Springs' Chardonnay is elegant, smooth and sophisticated, partially barrel fermented, giving the wine a touch of oak balanced with forward fruit. This premium Texas Chardonnay enjoys a bold, rich flavor, best enjoyed with fish, foul or game. Awards: ' 95 Chardonnay - Gold Medal - Best Texas Chardonnay - People's Choice Award (Grapefest). '97 Chardonnay - Bronze Medal International Eastern Wine Competition -- NY. ‘98 Chardonnay - Bronze Medal – Lone Star State Competition — Texas. Bronze Medal - Texas Food and Wine Classic--Houston, TX. Bronze Medal International Eastern Wine Competition -- NY. Bronze Medal Southwestern Wine Competition -- Ruidoso, NM. Best of Show --Southwestern Wine Competition -- Ruidoso, NM

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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