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Chardonnay Central Coast

Chardonnay Central Coast Wine Details
Price: $13.95 per bottle

Description: This wine is rich in every sense. We have blended several local vineyards, Hog Canyon, Blind Faith and Abernathy, to create a complex wine full of citrus and apple notes. Roughly fifty percent of this vintage underwent barrel fermentation. The barrel fermenting and subsequent aging has contributed oak aromas with a lush mouth feel and a lingering crisp finish. This wine will complement any seafood and really stand out with rich cream sauces on pasta or chicken. Serve only slightly chilled to allow the aromas to fully open up.

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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