A by Acacia Chardonnay 2005

Chardonnay from California

Price: $12.29
Item No. 88649

Winemaker's Notes

The fruit for the 2005 A by Acacia Chardonnay was harvested at night and in the early morning to guard the aroma and flavors of the grapes. The grapes were received at the winery and primarily whole-cluster pressed. A combination of oak barrel toasting levels was used to provide complexity.

This wine offers aromas of apple, mango, fig and guava. The medium to full-bodied palate maintains impressive balance and flavor concentration, so it will hold its own with rich foods. The flavors of tropical and ripe stone fruits complement its acidity, and the finish is rich and long. You will love this bright and crisp Chardonnay that is perfect for summer afternoons spent with friends out on the patio. Enjoy it with seafood salads, tarragon chicken and coconut shrimp.

Learn About A by Acacia Map ItMap It

California is a land of awesome beauty and diversity and its geography allows for a variety of wine flavors and styles. When we set out to make A by Acacia, we searched for the best and most representative Pinot Noir regions around the state. The Monterey vineyards produce a perfume of flowers and an underlying minerality, while Sonoma County provides bright cherry flavors, and Carneros adds a touch of classic spiciness.

Learn About Other California

California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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