Mayacamas Chardonnay 2011

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

Price: $37.99
Item No. 127820

Winemaker's Notes

Chardonnay has been an important part of the Mayacamas story since the 1950s. The style, perfected by Bob Travers, gives wines that are lean, crisp and refined in their youth, and that develop flavors, layers and textures over the course of years, even decades. The 2011 Chardonnay is no exception. The wine is regal yet restrained, offering hints of pear skin, fig, and first fall rain. Malolactic fermentation was prevented, so the wine retains a focus and structure that is appealing now, and will allow it to age.

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Mayacamas Vineyards is a wine estate located in the Mayacamas Mountains that divide the Napa and Sonoma valleys. The winery was built in 1889 by John Henry Fisher. The estate was renamed Mayacamas Vineyards in 1941. Robert and Elinor Travers, Californians both, bought Mayacamas Vineyards in 1968. Bob Travers has created wines of classical, balanced, intense, and deeply...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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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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