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Adelsheim CH - Stainless Steel Fermented Chardonnay

Adelsheim CH - Stainless Steel Fermented Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Although not made in typical Chardonnay style, the stone fruit flavors, richness and minerality that are the hallmark of traditional Chardonnay are surely present in this wine. Rich and silky with no flavors hidden under oak, the CH sends hints of peaches and perfectly ripe pineapple and finishes with a touch of refreshing citrus zest. Pair with Alpine Cheeses (comte and fontina), rich chicken dishes, risotto or white fish.

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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