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Salmon Run Cold Brook White NV

Salmon Run Cold Brook White (NV) Wine Details
Price: $7.99 per bottle

Description: Salmon Run Cold Brook White is made from a blend of Chardonnay and Riesling. This off-dry wine is very appealing with its fruity intensity, moderate acidity and smooth finish. With luscious aromas of figs, plum and melon, this Cold Brook White makes an ideal everyday white wine. Fruity with aromas of plum, melon, citrus and hazelnut, this wine shows great balance. A creamy texture, ripe fruit and a lingering finish make this a very appealing wine to pair with seafood, poultry and lighter fare.

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.
On the sweeter end of the spectrum, some of the best dessert wines should give thanks to the Riesling varietal. Riesling is known for its complementary nature of combining balanced acidity with sugar. Rieslings are made dry to sweet, but it is the sweet style Riesling that brought about its popularity in the United States. With the rise of spicy sauces, marinades and dips to flavor our meal, Riesling plays a part in taking off the edge of the heat. Riesling is known for a number of signature characteristics: floral, citrus and pear. Riesling has peaked in California with 11,000 acres planted. Today, Monterey County’s cool-climate areas and its long growing season produce good amounts of character for the Riesling grape. Outside of


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