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Greenvale Chardonnay

Greenvale Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $14.99 per bottle

Description: A well-balanced wine, our 2001 Chardonnay is a dry, light wine with beautiful, fruity aromas. The flavors reflect the wonderful growing season. The wine has delicate fruit flavors characteristic of the chardonnay grape with a pleasant, lingering finish. The '01 is delicious by itself or with mild and light foods. 59% oak barrel fermented and aged, 50% stainless steel. (Appx. 745 cases produced)

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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