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Aromas of honeysuckle, butterscotch and vanilla; ripe apple flavor with the subtle spice of cinnamon. An elegant mid-palate and a creamy texture with balanced acid and soft tannins.
The grapes for this wine were whole cluster pressed, to preserve abundant fruit flavors. After a short settling period, the clear juice was racked to French oak barrels for fermentation. The wine was aged on the fermentation lees for five months with regular stirring to re-suspend the lees and make a rounder, more complex wine.
This Chardonnay pairs readily with a variety of foods including fresh fruit, aged cheeses, green salads, lighter pasta, poultry, pork and seafood.
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