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Crown Valley Chardonel Dry 2002

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Winemaker Tasting Notes: Estate bottled, and aged in oak, this Missouri Chardonel is fresh and flowery with a toasty note and a hint of vanilla. Full bodied, with a very pleasant fruity finish. A Note On the Winemaker: Daniel Alcorso has an impressive background in winemaking and has lived in various wine regions around the world. Bryan Siddle operations manager says "Crown Valley Winery is very excited to have someone of Daniel's caliber to bring our wine and winery to the next level. Crown Valley Winery has always been committed to producing high quality Missouri wines using the best grapes. Daniel is a new-world winemaker who will bring out the specific aromas and fruit flavors of each the varietals, which the consumer will be able to enjoy for many years." A Note On This Missouri Varietal: Chardonel Grape Technical Notes: Appellation: Missouri Food Pairing: Seafood or a mild cheese such as gouda. RS: 0.2% Alcohol: 12.5% Barrel Aging: 16 months in French and American oak Return to Crown Valley wine list

Region: USA

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Color: White
Varietal: Chardonel
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Crown Valley Winery:
Gently sloping terrain and well-drained soils form the foundation of our 600-acre estate. Crown Valley Winery now has more than 165 acres of carefully tended vineyards, with expansions planned over the next five years. Currently, our estate features seven varieties of grapes including Chambourcin, Chardonel, Traminette, Vignoles, Concord, Frontenac and Norton-Crown Valley Winery now has the largest planting of Norton grapes in the United States.

Winemaker Tasting Notes: Estate bottled, and aged in oak, this Missouri Chardonel is fresh and flowery with a toasty note and a hint of vanilla. Full bodied, with a very pleasant fruity finish. A Note On the Winemaker: Daniel Alcorso has an impressive background in winemaking and has lived in various wine regions around the world. Bryan Siddle operations manager says "Crown Valley Winery is very excited to have someone of Daniel's caliber to bring our wine and winery to the next level. Crown Valley Winery has always been committed to producing high quality Missouri wines using the best grapes. Daniel is a new-world winemaker who will bring out the specific aromas and fruit flavors of each the varietals, which the consumer will be able to enjoy for many years." A Note On This Missouri Varietal: Chardonel Grape Technical Notes: Appellation: Missouri Food Pairing: Seafood or a mild cheese such as gouda. RS: 0.2% Alcohol: 12.5% Barrel Aging: 16 months in French and American oak Return to Crown Valley wine list

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