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Chateau Puryear Chardonnay

Chateau Puryear Reserve Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $20.00 per bottle

Description: From our own vineyard, this is our flagship wine. Free-run juice is fermented and aged in only French Oak barrels from the center of France, making the wine big, soft, and buttery - like chardonnay used to be before self-appointed wine critics. Can be cellared for an additional three to five years or better still, enjoyed tonight.

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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