Grgich Hills Chardonnay 2001

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

$45.99
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Item No. 62723
  • white wine
  • WE91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2003
  • WN93
  • WS91
  • 1995
  • WS92
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Winemaker's Notes

This is another offering in our impressive lineup of wines produced from the first vintage of the 21st century. This vintage turned out to be very good for Chardonnay and presented us with a harvest of exceptional quality, very much like 1997. The enticing aroma displays a subtle combination of varietal fruit and oak followed by a cornucopia of delicate tropical fruit flavors such as pineapple, mango, and lemon. As always, malolactic fermentation was avoided in order to reserve the acidity and fruit and to ensure a perfect marriage of food and wine. Try this one with a plate of cold oysters, a Crab Louis salad, or your favorite summer grilled dishes.

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Mike Grgich first gained international recognition at the celebrated Paris Tasting of 1976 in which a panel of eminent French judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped an array of the fabled white Burgundies of France and a small sampling of upstart Chardonnays from the Napa Valley. When the results where in, the French judges were shocked: they had chosen Mike"s 1973 Montelena...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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