Vine Hill Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay 2010

Chardonnay from Santa Cruz Mountains, California

$24.00 $9.99
Save $14.01
Item No. 119244
  • white wine
Alcohol By Volume: 13.1%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

This Chardonnay displays a wonderful array of tropical aromatic notes, including pineapple guava and passion fruit. True to Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay, the crisp minerality and bright acidity mingles with touches of citrus, honey and vanilla. Its secondary fermentation creates a hint of butter and creamy viscosity on the finish.

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Gail Barillari - West Orange, NJ (read all my reviews)

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(10/17/2012)
Great price!
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Rating:
(9/8/2012)
Style: Fruity & Smooth
very disappointing with not much fruit and flat finish-glad that I only bought one!
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ikustec - O'fallon, MO (read all my reviews)

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There is something really satisfying about seeing a long-held dream unfolding before your eyes. Such is the circumstance in which Nick Guerrero, Managing Partner of Vine Hill Winery finds himself. Nick and his team have embarked on a journey that continues a long tradition of winemaking in the historic Vine Hill Wine District. Established in 1867 by George and John Jarvis the wine...

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The Santa Cruz Mountain appellation encompasses the land between Half Moon Bay in the north and Mount Madonna (just near Monterey) in the south. Producing wine since the early 1800's, some of these wineries have been around for quite some time, mingling their vineyard lands with the sprawling redwood forests. Notable Facts Even though the climate can be challenging, and only 1500...

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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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