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Chardonnay, Carneros

Chardonnay, Carneros Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: This wine fills your mouth with an abundance of fruit aromas and flavors of lemon, peach, pear, honeydew melon, kiwi, and apricot. Beautifully multi-layered, this wine also has vanilla, oak smoke, caramel, and hints of spice that melt like butter over time in your mouth. Perfectly balanced with a gentle tingle of acid to keep the fruit lively while preserving silky texture and creamy fullness. This wine will age gracefully.

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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