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Diamond Mountain District Rainin Vineyard Chardonnay

Diamond Mountain District Rainin Vineyard Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $40.00 per bottle

Description: Our chardonnay comes from the Rainin Vineyard located in the Diamond Mountain District. The 2002 vintage continues the style which we have been pioneering since our first harvest of this vineyard in 1994; traditional winemaking techniques coupled with additional time in the barrel. The aromas are complex, hinting at hazelnut, toffee, butterssotch and tropical notes of pineapple and bananna.

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.
One of the older varieties. Clean, fruity, delicious wine, best with a sweet finish. A very popular wine. The fresh juice is reminiscent of pineapple.


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