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Date Printed: 3/29/2015
Mirassou Showcase Chardonnay 1996
Mirassou Showcase Chardonnay 1996
(search item no. 27117)

PRICE ON 3/29/2015: $31.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The trademark tropical fruit nose of Monterey Chardonnay opens against a backdrop of toasty oak. Apple, banana, and pineapple flavors mesh before giving way to the creamy vanilla finish. Mirassou Chef David Page pairs this rare wine with his Maine Lobster Ravioli with Sweet Corn.
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About Mirassou Vineyards:

Since 1854 the Mirassou family has dedicated itself to mastering the art of winemaking. 150 years later, their passion and optimism are stronger than ever. In 2004 the 6th generation of this winemaking family celebrated the launch of a new line of crisp, fruit-focused wines honoring their 150th anniversary as a California winery.