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Late Harvest Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: Our Late Harvest Chardonnay is the newest addition to the FFC wine family. A lighter alternative to Ice Wines and other dessert wines, it's focus is on the fruit. With sweetness and a bit of tart acidity it has luscious apple, pear, peach, and apricot with a slightly deceptive melon and honeydew nose. Meant to be served alone as a finish to a great dinner; or with cheesecake, strawberry shortcake, or our personal favorite, fresh blueberries and angelfood cake, it will be a great compliment to any summertime or early fall gathering.

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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