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Laroche Chardonnay

Laroche Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $28.00 per bottle

Description: This is wine made to emphasize elegance, longevity, and a refreshing tingling tartness. This wine is full of crisp delicate flavors of lemon, apricot, honeysuckle, and flint. The natural acidity of this wine dances across the palate. The wine shows a minerality commonly noted in Grand Cru Chablis. An elegant wine that will age for years. The crisp fruit of this wine allows it to pair well with a wide range of foods including shellfish, fish, chicken, salads, and light pasta dishes.

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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