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Chardonel Late Harvest Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Our Estate Late Harvest wine presents intense flavors of ripe fruits, dried apricots, figs and raisins. The rich texture and well balanced structure on the palate will end with a hint of vanilla and honey. Harvested at 27 brix with 8% residual sugar.

Varietal Definition
Chardonel was developed in New York State, to be a late-ripening, highly-productive, cold-climate varietal. A cross of Chardonnay and Seyval Blanc, Chardonel is proving its value in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest states. Given much of the same treatment as Chardonnay, it adapts well to barrel fermention, and controlled lees contact. The result is often a full-bodied dry wine, high in alcohol and acidity, with a similar, if less pronounced character than Chardonnay.


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