Ferrari-Carano Chardonnay (3.0L) 1997

Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California

Price: $161.99
Item No. 26239
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Winemaker's Notes

Winemaker George Bursick is a fanatic about making this wine into one smooth, delicious drinking experience. Rich, ripe grapes bursting with flavor are harvested from our own vineyards in Alexander Valley, then fermented in small French oak barrels to add notes of toast and vanilla to the silky wine. If Chardonnay were a "girl," she would be Grace Kelly, clean and blonde and well-cheekboned. No matter what role Grace Kelly played, she always had that look about her.

Learn About Ferrari-Carano Map ItMap It

Family-owned and operated since 1985, Ferrari-Carano has been a leading producer of world-class, nationally acclaimed wines. From a small, 30-acre plot of grapes to the present 20 estate vineyards, Don and Rhonda Carano's success is based on their commitment to quality as well as the dedication of the vineyard and winemaking teams to make the finest wines, vintage after vintage. Ferrari-Carano owns vineyards in six appellations: Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Napa/Carneros, Anderson Valley and Mendocino Ridge.

Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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