Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay California Late Harvest 2006

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Aromas of honey, apricot and honeysuckle meld together for a lush robust and lingering mouthfeel.

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Kendall-Jackson:
  Jess Stonestreet Jackson, founder of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, was a legend in the wine industry. Thanks to his dedication and skill, he popularized Chardonnay in the United States, with the best-selling Chardonnay in America for over 20 years. In 1983, just one year after he founded Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, his Chardonnay won the first double Platinum Award ever given by... Read more
  Jess Stonestreet Jackson, founder of Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, was a legend in the wine industry. Thanks to his dedication and skill, he popularized Chardonnay in the United States, with the best-selling Chardonnay in America for over 20 years. In 1983, just one year after he founded Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates, his Chardonnay won the first double Platinum Award ever given by the American Wine Competition. Jackson passed away on April 21, 2011, at the age of 81, leaving behind the highest-selling brand of “super-premium” wine in the United States. In 1974, Jess Jackson and his wife, Jane Kendall, purchased and converted a pear and walnut orchard in Lakeport, California into a vineyard. In 1982, a downturn in the grape market discouraged Jackson from selling grapes, so he took the opportunity to create his own winery, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates. This was a wise decision, since today, with 14,000 acres across California’s Sonoma County and numerous distinctions, Kendall-Jackson is one of the most successful wineries in America. Read less
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RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Snooth User: tcfleeson
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08/29/2010

Five glasses



Tasting Notes:

Honeycomb, peach, nectarine and candied pear flavors intermingle with aromas of cinnamon, fuji apple, kiwi and floral notes to create this lush and indulgent dessert wine. Fresh, voluptuous and sensual throughout with a long, lingering and delectable finish. It's as if you are drinking the nectar of the gods.

Aromas of honey, apricot and honeysuckle meld together for a lush robust and lingering mouthfeel.

1,665 cases produced.

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 11% pH: 3.60
Total Acidity: 0.87 grams per liter

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