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Juliette Blanc de Blancs VQA

Juliette Blanc de Blancs (VQA) Wine Details
Price: $29.95 per bottle

Description: This Sparkling Wine is from 100% Chardonnay grapes. The grapes were hand-harvested. Only the premium "free-flowing" juice was used as our cuvee, and enjoyed 3 years of aging in our cellars after the bottle fermentation was completed. Note the refined structure with elegant citrus blossom and floral notes. The palate is crisp and firm with typical aged Chardonnay characters ... crispy citrus, hints of delicate vanilla and a seamless finish!

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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