Souverain Sonoma County Chardonnay 2003

Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California

Price: $16.99
Item No. 77595
  • WS87
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WS90
  • RP88
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Winemaker's Notes

"The 2003 Sonoma County Chardonnay offers aromas of pear and citrus with a hint of smoke. Flavors of white peach from the AlexanderValley, pear from the RussianRiverValley and citrus from the Carneros region blend harmoniously and transition to flavors of crème brûlée and cinnamon spice on the mid palate. The long, complex finish offers layers of honeycomb and spice as the lingering flavors of pear stay to the end.

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Winemaker Ed Killian has been making wine in California's Alexander Valley for 25 years. he knows the vineyards in the valley inside and out and understands which blocks will give him the fruit he is looking for to create Souverain's signature style. Souverain's 120-year-old estate in the Alexander Valley is the primary source for grapes for the illustrious portfolio of Souverain...

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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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