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Far Niente Estate Chardonnay

Far Niente Estate Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $52.00 per bottle

Description: Far Niente Chardonnays are classically structured wines that are lush and round on the palate while displaying the typical intensity of fruit and spicy oak aromas that have become synonymous with our "house style". While the finish is long and clean, the flavors become increasingly full and complex with time. Our experience is that this wine improves in the bottle for at least five years and that they can grow in complexity and depth for possibly ten years or more.

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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