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Chardonnay Reserve Wine Details
Price: $23.99 per bottle

Description: Aged on its lees in our premium French oak barrels for ten months, this wine is a blend of the New and Old blocks from White Hall and is 100% hand-picked estate fruit. The wine has delightful fruit on the palate, a crisp clean finish, and a touch of French oak flavors and aromas. Much like a white Burgundy, our Chardonnay Reserve will benefit from some bottle age.

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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