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Glenway Chardonnay

Glenway Chardonnay Wine Details
Price: $21.00 per bottle

Description: This is our powerhouse white wine for 2006. 100% Chardonnay and 100% from our estate Glenway vineyard located on the winery property. Barrel fermented and aged with a healthy dose of new French oak, this wine exhibits tons of fruit. The oak-derived tannin and robust level of alcohol (13.5%) complement the fruit component to create a full-bodied white. Pair with grilled white meats and hearty side dishes.

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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