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2000 Estate Grown Chenin Blanc

2000 Estate Grown Chenin Blanc Wine Details
Price: $10.00 per bottle

Description: Pope Valley Winery is one of the only Napa wineries that produces a classic Chenin Blanc. This year’s vintage is superb. It starts with a wonderfully aromatic nose punctuated by notes of tropical fruit and then rewards the taster with flavors of peaches, apricots and and notes of citrus. The wine is well-balanced, smooth and perfect with many foods or by itself as a cocktail wine.

Varietal Definition
Chenin Blanc:
Classic white varietal of France's Loire Valley and now grown throughout the world. Known for its rather unusual 'wet-wool', 'damp straw' aromas, it tends to be more floral than fruity when young and gives high acidity, growing well in marginal climates. It ages well and its susceptibility to 'botrytis'* produces some of the great sweet wines of the Loire, for example Quarts de Chaume and Vouvray. It is grown widely in South Africa where it is known as 'Steen'.


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