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Date Printed: 12/27/2014
Toad Hollow Francine's Selection Unoaked Chardonnay 2010
Toad Hollow Francine's Selection Unoaked Chardonnay 2010
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PRICE ON 12/27/2014: $13.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2010 Toad Hollow Chardonnay is our 18th vintage and continues the tradition of the unoaked style we started in 1993. From vintage to vintage, our winemaking remains consistent. Our 2010 Chardonnay is clean, crisp and full flavored, with green apple and bright lemon zest nishing with a hint of grapefruit. This is a well balanced wine with good acidity - our unoaked Chardonnay is always a treat for your senses.
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About Toad Hollow:

Toad Hollow Vineyards began operation in 1994, with 3000 cases of 1993 Russian River Valley Chardonnay. Our Chardonnay is 100% Stainless Steel fermented, using no oak at all. Since then we have added additional wines, a Russian River Merlot (Richard McDowell Vineyard), a Russian River Pinot Noir (Goldies Vines) a Zinfandel from Paso Robles and a Rose of Pinot Noir from Carneros. In 1995 we started to import wines made by our French friends at Sieur D'Arques and now have two sparklings and three still wines in our portfolio. Our mission is to produce quality wines that are interesting at a reasonable price. Our labels are whimsical, supporting another element of our philosophy - we believe drinking wine should be FUN!

Toad Hollow is a collaboration of two old friends who, more or less, retired to an existence of peace and quiet in the Hollow, after a life of whirlwind world travel. Neither of these two gentlemen believed in self-denial, and over the years had probably wined and dined at every major eatery and watering hole in the universe. They began to discuss the fun times they had experienced over many years, remembering all the wonderful people they had met. During their conversation they decided they wanted to find a way to repay the warmth and friendship shown them along the way.