Calera Central Coast Chardonnay 2003

Chardonnay from Central Coast, California

$15.29
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The 2012 vintage is available for: $19.99
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Item No. 87286
  • white wine
  • WN90
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Winemaker's Notes

The aromas of the 2003 Central Coast Chardonnay invoke thoughts of California sunshine and just-picked summer fruit. The wine's fragrant chardonnay bouquet is lifted with the essence of golden apples, sweet white peaches and ripe pears. On the palate the wine is bright and vibrant with a creamy unctuous texture and a touch of toasty oak.

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Calera is a small ultra-premium winery located in the limestone-rich Gavilan Mountains, east of Monterey and south of Hollister, California. Josh Jensen planted Calera's first 23 acres of Pinot Noir in 1975. An additional 26.6 acres of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Viognier were planted in the 1980s, and 33 more acres, mostly Pinot Noir but also some additional Chardonnay, in 1997...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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