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Laetitia Chardonnay Estate

Laetitia Chardonnay Estate Wine Details
Price: $16.00 per bottle

Description: The product of a seasonably mild summer, these grapes ripened with abundant and intense characteristics. Ripe melon and pineapple are forefront in this wine with hints of tropical fruit coming through the nose. Characters of French oak barrel aging are evident. These flavors are soft and rich with hints of green apple and citrus on the palate. This wine is luscious, and has the body and flavor to stand up to rich foods.

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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