Benziger Carneros Chardonnay 2005

Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California

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Winemaker's Notes

The style is full throttle fruit, highlighted by ripe citrus and tropical notes, supported by good acids and a rich, silky mouthfeel. Tropical fruit, browned butter and nutmeg aromas marry with flavors of pineapple, sweet red apple, coconut and hazelnut. The finish is well integrated with good fruit intensity.

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The Benziger Family Winery was founded in 1980 on the slopes of Sonoma Mountain. Their Reserve wines showcase those rare lots discovered in the vineyard or developed in the cellar that receive the highest level of care and emerge as the best of the vintage. Benziger also produces Benziger Family wine and the limited production Vineyard Designate wines. At the core of Benziger Winery are eight, same generation family members committed to managing every aspect of grape growing and winemaking.

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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