Winexpert Private Reserve Chardonnay is a brisk, medium-bodied Chardonnay typical of the Yakima style. It has fruit-centered aromas and flavours of citrus, green apple and pear held together with balanced, juicy acidity. Vanilla and spice notes add structure to frame the pleasant fruit. This more refined style will make for a broader range of synergistic food pairing possibilities.
Chardonnay is the most widely-planted major wine grape variety in the world! Winemakers love it because it is so versatile at expressing the winemaker’s vision.
We think this wine may make you change your mind about Chardonnay, if you have tired of the brawny, over-oaked Chardonnays that have become so common-place… you will love this version.
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Chardonnay is the most widely-planted major wine grape variety in the world! Although it faithfully retains its varietal stamp, winemakers love it because it easily expresses other factors such as soil type climate, etc. Whether it’s a big and oaky or a classic and clean- you will understand why it’s so wildly popular.
With a grape growing history that dates back almost 150 years – one of the longest in California – Dry Creek Valley’s unique location and climate provide ideal growing conditions for grapes. There are over 30 grape varieties planted here, producing acclaimed sauvignon blanc and other Bordeaux-style wines, as well as quality Rhônes.
Dry wines like Cabernet and Pinot Grigio have no perceptible amount of sweetness to the drinker and will often be detected as having a drying character in the mouth.
Typically wines featuring grapes that naturally have bigger flavours and may have higher tannins, oaking or alcohol levels.
Chardonnays and some lighter red wines might have light oak and is just a subtle part of the wine's overall flavour profile.