La Crema Russian River Chardonnay 1998

Chardonnay from Russian River, California

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Item No. 23071
  • WS88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2006
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

Each contributing Russian River Valley vineyard has added a layer of complexity to the 1998 Chardonnay, for a wine of great varietal intensity and balance. On the nose are citrus tones, with green apple, pineapple and floral aromas accentuated by caramel and hazelnut traces. The bright fruit and crisp acidity typical of the Russian River appellation are apparent in the mouth, with lemon-lime components and concentrated pear notes, offset by a lingering apple and spice finish.

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Since 1979, La Crema Winery has been a pioneer in producing Burgundian varietals from the cool Sonoma coast. They handcraft their wine, one barrel at a time, at their family-owned estate located in the Russian River Valley. Balance, finesse and great fruit intensity come through in every glass of La Crema wine. La Crema's location in the Russian River Valley is ideal for...

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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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