Iron Horse Estate Chardonnay 1998

Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 8156
  • white wine
  • WE88
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Winemaker's Notes

Classic Iron Horse Chardonnay. Very elegant, some say restrained and "European" in style, which according to Robert Parker continues to remind him of premier cru Chablis. "There is an underlying mineral character, citrusy, graceful fruitiness, cleanly made-stylish". A classy bottle of wine, very smooth and silky, gorgeous, mouthwatering fruit, not overshadowed by too much oak, completely dry-no residual sugar, zero malolactic fermentation. The polar opposite of big, buttery, oaky Chardonnay. Food pairing: Wonderful with paté, shrimp, prawns, crab, grilled scallops, halibut, salmon, baked goat cheese salad with walnut or hazelnut vinaigrette, roast chicken, veal chops.

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A pioneer in the Green Valley appellation within the Russian River area of Sonoma County, the Iron Horse family is building a legacy of prestige sparkling wines and elegant estate-bottled Chardonnay and Pinot Noir within a holistic environment of natural balance, cultivation and love of the land. Iron Horse is best known for its Sparkling Wines, which have been served at the White...

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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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