Domaine Chandon Chardonnay 2005

Chardonnay from Carneros, California

Item No. 95277
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
  • WN90
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2005 Carneros Chardonnay opens with inviting aromas of fig, white peach, ginger and orange blossom as flavors of pineapple, Meyer lemon zest and vanilla bean grace the palate. With a creamy texture and a lingering finish of citrus and pears, this wine showcases the Carneros region. A light touch of oak combined with balanced acidity accentuate the complexity of this Chardonnay.

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As the first American sparking wine venture by a French Champagne house (Moet & Chandon), Domaine Chandon has been a leader in sparkling wine production since 1973. Bringing hundreds of years of winemaking tradition and experience to the Napa Valley, Chandon's principal achievement has been to craft a range of sparkling wines that reflect California's vibrant regional character,...

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Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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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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