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Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $13.00 per bottle

Description: Blacksmiths Chardonnay is reminiscent of French white burgundy. The Northeast's cooler climate produces grapes with a crisp acidity, which results in balanced wines that pair beautifully with food. We use the best small French oak barrels that money can buy to ferment and age our Chardonnay. Wines from France and California produced this way easily cost twice as much. It's worth a trip to the winery to get this great wine for just $13.00.

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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