Lake Sonoma Russian River Chardonnay 2004

Chardonnay from Russian River, California

Price: $21.99
Item No. 87090
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Winemaker's Notes

Ripe flavors of Bosc pears and green apples are integrated with hints of vanilla from French oak.

The grapes for this wine were whole cluster pressed to keep harsh phenolic compounds at a low level. After a short settling period, the clear juice was racked to French oak barrels for fermentation. The wine was aged on the fermentation lees for five months with regular stirring to re-suspend the lees and make a rounder, more complex wine.

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Established in 1977, Lake Sonoma Winery follows a best of the best philosophy to produce wines that showcase Sonoma County character at its finest. Lake Sonoma Winery focuses on the individual appellations in Northern Sonoma County where California"s top grape varieties achieve their ultimate expression of character. Zinfandel and Sauvignon Blanc come from Dry Creek Valley, where...

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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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