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Au Contraire Chardonnay 750 ml

Country: United States /

Region: California /

Style: Wine /

Size: 750 ml /

Vintage: 2018 /

Sku: 11074

$19.49 Reg. $21.99

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Details

*Vintage may vary by location*

Production AreaThis wine is a blend of Russian River Valley vineyards from the heart of Russian River Valley to the Western Edges of Green Valley touching Sonoma Coast. The variety of growing sites adds layers of ripeness, fruit flavors and complexity.Grape Varieties100% ChardonnayVinificationFruit was hand-sorted and gently whole cluster pressed. The juice was settled off the heavy lees and split between stainless steel and barrel fermentation to highlight flavors. Fermented between 65-72°F with mostly native yeasts, followed by lees aging and light lees stirring for 4 months.ColorGold with green tints.BouquetPronounced lemon citrus core with tree fruits of pear and crisp apple lined with a floral note of jasmine.TasteCitrus and tree fruits are complemented by a hint of brioche and toast. A round, elegant mouth feel with perfect balance leads to a lingering finish with a touch of minerality.Alcohol13.8%Serving SuggestionsPairs well with shellfish, cream sauces, roasted chicken, fish, and zesty grilled vegetable dishes as well as mild gouda and other soft cheeses.

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Suggested Food Pairing:

Beef
Caviar
Charcuterie-Cheese
Chicken
Game
Appetizers
Lobster-Crab
Pork