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Gruet Chardonnay

Gruet Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $13.00 per bottle

Description: The warmth of the season produced grapes with tremendous richness. The Chardonnay is light golden straw in color. Light oak, so the fruit shines through, it opens with peach and apples aromas, strikes a fascinating Balance between fruity and mineral one. A young wine with a good structure that reveals unbelievable freshness. Winemaker's Note: Ripe and fruity, weaving together complex pear, vanilla, citrus and apple flavors with a nice delicate oak finish. - SOLD OUT 1022

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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