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Estate Chardonnay

Estate Late Harvest Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $15.90 per bottle

Description: The wine displays notes of ripe apricot, peach, apple and pear on the nose. Flavours of tropical fruit and melon tantalize the palate. The wine shows good body with a clean, well-balanced finish that has hints of spice. This is an elegant dessert wine that can be enjoyed on its own as an after dinner treat. It is also satisfying with blue cheese, tart apples or pears, sorbets or crème brule.

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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