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Chardonnay, Estate Bottled V.Q.A.

Chardonnay, Estate Bottled V.Q.A. Wine Details
Price: $12.95 per bottle

Description: This estate grown Chardonnay is barrel fermented and aged in 100% French Allier oak. Château des Charmes uses only highly prized oak barrels sourced from a single forest in France. The Estate Bottled Chardonnay is round, full bodied and very concentrated. Flavours of oak and butter make this dry, white wine a classic companion for most grilled foods. Winner of numerous awards and accolades over the years.

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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