Fox Mountain Chardonnay Russian River 2000

Chardonnay from Russian River, California

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Item No. 42281

Winemaker's Notes

The 2000 Chardonnay is made with grapes grown predominantly on the Foppiano family's ranch in the Russian River Valley, one of the premier Chardonnay growing regions in California. The cool evenings and foggy mornings, along with the warm Russian River Valley days delivered outstanding fruit with this to work. This rich, creamy Chardonnay was fermented in stainless steel with French oak staves, and spent six months "sur lie" to heighten the classic Chardonnay fruit and 100% malolactic fermentation.

Alcohol: 13.9% by volume

Learn About Russian River

The Russian River Valley is named as such due to its proximity to the Russian River, the river itself named for the Russian fur traders who came down from Alaska in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Russian River is agricultural land. While there is a focus on wine, beyond the vineyards are many small, family-owned farms cultivating everything from cattle to...

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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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CVI415755_2000

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