Alexander Valley Vineyards Chardonnay 1998

Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 6136
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS85

Winemaker's Notes

The color is medium straw with a bright yellow tinge. Elegant tropical fruit and toasty vanilla and oak combine nicely on the nose. On the palate this wine delivers effusive Chardonnay fruit, creamy mouth-feel, and firm acidity. Enjoyable at release, this wine will age gracefully for five to seven years.

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Alexander Valley Vineyards is owned and operated by the Harry Wetzel family. Founded in 1975, it is located on Cyrus Alexander's old homestead. The Wetzel Family Estate now grows fourteen grape varieties, on diverse sites stretching from the banks of the Russian River up onto the hillsides. Each grape variety is matched to a specific soil type and exposure. Vineyard Manager...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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