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Keenan Chardonnay Spring Mountain 2012

Winemaker's Notes:

"Keenan's 2012 Chardonnay was hand harvested, de-stemmed, then gently pressed. The juice was fermented and aged in French and American oak barrels. The wine was left on the lees and the barrels were stirred weekly. No secondary, or malolactic fermentation was carried out, leading to the crisp, citrus character of this wine. The wine was bottled after approximately seven months of aging in the cellar. The finished wine shows citrus, ripe pear and green apple in the nose. Hints of lush white peach are noticed as the wine opens up. The sur-lie aging has added richness and complexity, and a touch of toasty oak returns on the finish. Like all of Keenan’s wines, this Chardonnay is a food worthy wine whose crisp acidity and medium body will accompany a wide variety of food fare." -Winery

Region: USA » California » Napa » Spring Mountain

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  • 2012

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Color: White
Varietal: Chardonnay
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Keever Vineyards:
Keever Vineyards is nestled in the western slopes of Yountville, California in the Napa Valley. It is a family-owned and operated winery, producing exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon from the family’s six acres of rocky, hillside vineyards. Come for a visit and enjoy the wonderful wines, tour the winery and cave and experience the breathtaking views of the valley. Call for an appointment. A tour an... Read more
Keever Vineyards is nestled in the western slopes of Yountville, California in the Napa Valley. It is a family-owned and operated winery, producing exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon from the family’s six acres of rocky, hillside vineyards. Come for a visit and enjoy the wonderful wines, tour the winery and cave and experience the breathtaking views of the valley. Call for an appointment. A tour and tasting at Keever Vineyards typically lasts about an hour. Monday through friday, we schedule tours between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Saturday and Sunday we start tours at 11:00 AM. Read less

"Keenan's 2012 Chardonnay was hand harvested, de-stemmed, then gently pressed. The juice was fermented and aged in French and American oak barrels. The wine was left on the lees and the barrels were stirred weekly. No secondary, or malolactic fermentation was carried out, leading to the crisp, citrus character of this wine. The wine was bottled after approximately seven months of aging in the cellar. The finished wine shows citrus, ripe pear and green apple in the nose. Hints of lush white peach are noticed as the wine opens up. The sur-lie aging has added richness and complexity, and a touch of toasty oak returns on the finish. Like all of Keenan’s wines, this Chardonnay is a food worthy wine whose crisp acidity and medium body will accompany a wide variety of food fare." -Winery

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