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Estate Bottled Unoaked Chardonnay VQA

Estate Bottled Unoaked Chardonnay VQA Wine Details
Price: $14.00 per bottle

Description: What does Chardonnay taste like when unembroidered by oak? Our estate grown Chardonnay has aromas of lilac and white flowers and a rich mouthfeel with delicate hints of mandarin and mango. Clean and crisp, it suggests alfresco summer meals. It can also be enjoyed anytime you just want to think about summer.

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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