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TOR Chardonnay Cuvee Torchiana

TOR Chardonnay Cuvee Torchiana Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: Incredibly intense rich nose of creme brulee, butter, honeysuckle and sweet oak. On the palate this wine is very dense and rich and just spreads across the palate. It shows crushed shells, lemon liqueur, hazelnut and just a touch of smoke. Perhaps most impressive on this wine is its depth as well as intense minerality and length. This is a wine that simply does not quit.

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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