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Truro Vineyards Chardonnay

Truro Vineyards Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $14.99 per bottle

Description: This barrel fermented Chardonnay was vinted using the French Burgundian tradition of fermenting in small oak barrels, employing bâtonage stirring and extended sur-lie aging. This wine exhibits toasty aromas with layers of soft apple and vanilla, followed by a warm, lemony finish. Delicate and refined, this wine pairs nicely with broiled seafood, lobster, roasted poultry and pastas with cream sauce. Serve lightly chilled.

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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