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Altus Champagne

Altus Champagne Wine Details
Price: $20.99 per bottle

Description: We are proud and passionate about our bubbles! Bottle fermented, this wine has the style and finesse of a pricier bottle. Made in the traditional Methode Champenoise, our 2000 Altus Champagne spent almost three years on its yeast before disgorgement. Made from 100% Old Vine Chardonnay, and full of flavor with a dry finish. Your guests will want to drink more than just a toast of this great bottle of bubbly! Only 10 Cases Released Every Three Months. Limited Supply, Waiting List Only. Gold at the 2002 Arkansas State Fair

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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