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Date Printed: 5/22/2015
Candela Cellars Bellisimo Vineyard Chardonnay 2001
Candela Cellars Bellisimo Vineyard Chardonnay 2001
(search item no. 78597)

PRICE ON 5/22/2015: $17.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The vineyard yielded 3 tons to the acre and the grapes were whole cluster pressed after they were hand-harvested. 100% of the wine was barrel fermented using native yeasts and half was allowed to undergo malolactic. All the wine was aged in French oak barrels (30% of which were new) for 1 year before being bottled unfiltered.

655 cases were produced from the 150 acre Bellisimo Vineyard (75 acres of which are planted) in the Knights Valley of northern Sonoma County.

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