Hedges Family Estate Fume - Chardonnay 2000

White Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington

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Item No. 37714
  • white wine
  • WE90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS86
  • RP85

Winemaker's Notes

This blend of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc exemplifies the harmony of flavors created by varietal blending. Layers of tropical fruits, citrus, apple and pear characterize the unique wine from beginning to end. High natural acidity and light oaking allow the full expression of Columbia Valley terroir to come through.

CELLARING The fresh and fruity style of this wine can best be enjoyed during the next two years. A softer wine with subtler fruit will be the result of further aging.

PRODUCTION • HARVEST NOTES The harvest of 2000 was a wonderful way to welcome the millennium. Though very similar to 1999, with cool temperatures and a long growing season, the 2000 vintage produced wines of superior quality, even surpassing the much-heralded 1999's.

Learn About Hedges Family Estate Map ItMap It

It was 1986 when Washington native Tom Hedges found his first employment in the wine industry marketing American wines in Taiwan. From that humble beginning, Hedges Cellars, then a virtual winery, found its first customer: the government of Sweden. Tom and his wife Anne-Marie marketed their Cabernet/Merlot blend to foreign buyers exclusively for two years before going domestic and...

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Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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