Style: Full-bodied white Vintage: 2017 ABV: 14.4%
Appellation: Carneros Varietal: Chardonnay
Region: California County: USA
Pairings: Raw and lightly cooked shellfish like crab and prawns, steamed or grilled fish, fish pâtés, fish, chicken or vegetable terrines and pasta or risotto with spring vegetables. Also creamy vegetable soups, hearty corn chowder.
Cheese Pairings: Affidelice, Alpine Shepard, Bel Paese, Bucheron, Brie, Cambazola, Cantal, Cashel Blue, Chaource, Cotija, Dry Jack, Epoisses, French mountain cheeses, Garrotxa, Gruyere, Panela, Parmigiano-Reggiano, Pave d'Auge, Provolone, Shropshire Blue
About This Wine: This wine appears light straw in the glass with aromas of toasted brioche, baking spices, and candied lemon rind. On the palate, the Carneros Chardonnay is full-bodied and creamy yet balanced by lively acidity; with nuanced flavors of yellow apple, lemon curd, baked pear, melon, and subtle hints of oak toast.