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Chardonel-Dry

Chardonel-Dry Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Estate bottled, aged in oak, this Chardonel is fresh, flowery. Has a toasty note with a hint of vanilla. Full bodied, with a very pleasant fruity finish. Aged in French and American oak for 6 months.

Varietal Definition
Chardonel:
Chardonel was developed in New York State, to be a late-ripening, highly-productive, cold-climate varietal. A cross of Chardonnay and Seyval Blanc, Chardonel is proving its value in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest states. Given much of the same treatment as Chardonnay, it adapts well to barrel fermention, and controlled lees contact. The result is often a full-bodied dry wine, high in alcohol and acidity, with a similar, if less pronounced character than Chardonnay.


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