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Carneros 'Leveroni Vineyards' Chardonnay

Carneros 'Leveroni Vineyards' Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $32.00 per bottle

Description: The 2004 August Briggs Carneros "Leveroni Vineyards" Chardonnay is our eighth release from this highly acclaimed family owned vineyard, Small crop levels, coupled with a long, even growing season allowed these thirty year old vines to produce fruit with intense aromas of pear, peach and fig, as well as, flavors of citrus, cream and honey. Well balanced with a great clean finish this chardonnay is ready for tasting in large quantities. While it lasts!

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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