Stag's Leap Wine Cellars Reserve Chardonnay 1998

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 16638
  • WE92
  • WS87
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Winemaker's Notes

The perfume of orange blossoms in spring rain is a fleeting first impression-one is left with the more lasting one of dried apricot and baked pear scented by freshly grated nutmeg. A lush creamy entry of summer-ripe white peach laced with a touch offlintiness lifts on diaphanous wings-abreathtaking mix of poetry of fruit and brightness. This wine is not necessarily a ""food wine"" as they say, because its beauties are enough unto themselves, but if you are wondering, it will delightfully accompany whole poached King salmon in a beurre blanc sauce or rabbit cooked hunter style and served over creamy polenta.

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Considered one of the first growths of Napa Valley, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars produces renowned Cabernet Sauvignon from its historic Stags Leap District estate vineyards. Founded in 1970, the winery brought international recognition to California winemaking and the Napa Valley when the 1973 S.L.V. Cabernet Sauvignon won the now famout 1976 Paris Tasting, also known as the Judgement...

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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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