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Randonée Wine Details

Description: Napeequa’s original line up didn’t include a white wine. It soon became apparent we really missed having a “tastefully done” white. Given the sea of white wines in the world, we looked to create a unique wine that is food-friendly, not too snooty and gives your palate a big hug from the first sip. A Chardonnay-based wine with balanced acidity, composure, and a nuttiness reminiscent of toasted oak, Randonee is perfectly suited for sipping as well as showcasing the flavors in lighter fare dishes, tangy cheese or roasted vegetables. This wine is capable of wearing many hats….the fun part is, you decide which one.

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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