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CHARDONNAY STAHLTANK

CHARDONNAY STAHLTANK Wine Details
Price: $14.90 per bottle

Description: Stahltank (pronounced shtall-tonk) is German for Steel Tank. This wine was created in Stainless Steel Tanks without barrels or chips. Its complexity is derived through the Winemakers influence. This Chardonnay displays the characters we have imparted on the grapes using a range of yeast strains, fermentation temperatures, and lees contact. This complex, fruit driven wine is best enjoyed with Poultry, Salmon, and other Fresh-Northwest Cuisine.

Varietal Definition
Chardonnay:
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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