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Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $10.99 per bottle

Description: Barrel fermented in new French oak for four months sur lie and underwent a full malolactic fermentation. It has toasted oak aromas with a nutmeg accent. The well-structured taste is creamy mid-range with a straightforward tart lemon finish. Food Pairings: Superb with anything buttery, such as Alfredo sauce or asparagus with hollandaise. It also complements appetizers and Caesar salad.

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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