Geyser Peak Russian River Chardonnay 2001

Chardonnay from Russian River, California

Price: $17.99
Item No. 54662
  • W&S88
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Winemaker's Notes

The wine is pale straw in color with attractive green hues. Classic Russian River green apple, pear and citrus blossom characters accented by subtle smoky vanillin oak are the hallmarks of the nose. The palate is the perfect marriage of fruit and oak with balancing natural acidity and a long flavorsome finish. The wine also has a wonderfully creamy texture, which has been enhanced by not only lees stirring, but the dominant use of water-bent American oak barrels.

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One of California's oldest and most award-winning wineries, Geyser Peak was founded in 1880, a pioneer of the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County. Perched on a hillside across from Geyser Peak Mountain, this beautiful setting overlooks Geyserville, the Russian River and the northern end of Alexander Valley. The winery consistently garners some of the most prestigious awards in...

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Learn About Russian River

The Russian River Valley is named as such due to its proximity to the Russian River, the river itself named for the Russian fur traders who came down from Alaska in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Russian River is agricultural land. While there is a focus on wine, beyond the vineyards are many small, family-owned farms cultivating everything from cattle 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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