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Date Printed: 8/1/2014
Echelon Chardonnay 2010
Echelon Chardonnay 2010
(search item no. 115634)

PRICE ON 8/1/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Delicate aromas of sweet pineapple, Bartlett pear and a hint of vanilla segue into balanced flavors of apricot and bright citrus. Buttery undertones are accentuated by judicious acidity for a supple but crisp finish.

Pairs well with Wild Halibut with a lemon butter sauce, dill Havarti cheese & cracker appetizer or a classic Pizza Margherita.

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About Echelon Vineyards:

Combining the best fruit from friends’ and neighbors’ vineyards, Echelon produces serious wines for everyday drinking. To obtain this exceptional fruit, Echelon pioneered the development of long-term contracts with growers in emerging regions, including areas within California’s Central Coast and the Clarksburg appellation’s Esperanza Vineyard. Echelon’s winery is located in San Miguel, in the heart of the Central Coast, near many of its vineyard sources. This state-of-the-art facility enables Echelon to take advantage of the latest technology throughout the winemaking process.

Echelon’s superb grapes and gentle winemaking result in fresh, fruit-forward wines. Beautifully balanced and pleasingly complex, these impressive premium wines are easy on the palate and the budget.