Mirassou Chardonnay 2006

Chardonnay from Central Coast, California

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Item No. 94804
Style: Rich & Creamy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

Winemaker's Notes

This wine combines intense fruit flavors, carefully balanced with subtle oak characters to produce a well structured, medium-bodied Monterey County Chardonnay.

It displays primary flavors of stone fruits such as peaches and nectarines with pineapples and other tropical fruits typical of a Monterey County Chardonnay. These characters are complemented by secondary flavors of pears, melon, citrus and floral notes. Very subtle oak influences of creamy, toasty and vanilla characters are also present, resulting in a well-balanced, medium-bodied wine.

Crisp and delicately structured, as a result of the cooler but sunny growing conditions that provide naturally firm acid levels, this wine is extremely food friendly.

Learn About Mirassou Map ItMap It

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.

Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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