Clos du Val Carneros Chardonnay 1998

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 30920
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS87
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Winemaker's Notes

Our Chardonnay is golden straw in color. Intense aromas of apple, lemon, pear, and pineapple integrate well with the vanilla. A soft, creamy entry of fruit and vanilla gives way to a full mid-palate with good acid that carries through the long finish. This wine will age beautifully.

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Clos Du Val, French for small vineyard estate of a small valley, was founded in 1972 in the now legendary Stags Leap District by Franco-American entrepreneur John Goelet. After a worldwide search to purchase vineyard properties from which to craft world-class wines, 150 acres in Stags Leap and 180 acres in Carneros were chosen, solidifying Clos Du Val's iconic stature and...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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