Wente Vineyards Chardonnay Livermore Valley Nth Degree 2008
Fermentation: 50% of this wine was barrel fermented in French oak, while the balance was fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve the natural fruit flavors inherent in this Chardonnay. Aging: The barrel fermented portion was aged sur lie for 7 months. Batonnage, the art of stirring the barrels, was performed monthly. The stainless steel portion was aged on lees for 7 months.
- Tasted at Lee's Wine Experience 11/7/09
nice wine at a great price
Great color, pepper and pear in the nose, vanilla and banana in the mouth. Clearly an oaky wine, but not overdone. A nice caramel finish. Liked the structure and the acidity of this wine a lot, but for me it misses some earthy tones.
Great color, pepper and pear in the nose, vanilla and banana in the mouth. Clearly an oaky wine, but not overdone. A nice caramel finish. Liked the structure and the acidity of this wine a lot, but for me it misses some earthy tones. Read more: http://www.snooth.com/my-wines/#ixzz19DvsfrY3
This is a decent Chardonnay with a nice crisp finish.
Food Pairings for Wente Vineyards Chardonnay Livermore Valley Nth Degree
Enjoy aromas and flavors of green apple and tropical fruits, balanced by subtle oak, cinnamon and vanilla from barrel aging. With a mouth-filling body and balanced acidity, this wine delivers a medium-long, refreshing finish.
Dietary Information: Certified Sustainable
|Total Acidity: 0.65 grams per liter|
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