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Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Narmada Winery’s 2009 Chardonnay is a dry wine made from 100% Chardonnay grapes. Fermented and aged in French Oak for nine (9) months, it has just the right amount of oak and texture. Partial malolactic fermentation provides a balance between the roundness of the oak and crispness of the fruit. The green apple and pear flavors come through on the palate along with aromas of vanilla.

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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