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Estate Grown Chardonnay

Estate Grown Chardonnay Wine Details

Description: Our Estate Grown Chardonnays offer bright, full-intensity aromatics featuring lemon and citrus, tropical notes, and the influence of toasty, spicy, new French oak. The flavors follow similarly and lead you to think of lemon cream or lemon meringue pie, because of the richness in the wine. The wine is medium-full bodied and beautifully textured with the perfect level of acidity to maintain liveliness and vibrancy.

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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