Truchard Chardonnay 2000

Chardonnay from Carneros, California

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Item No. 51780
  • W&S92
  • WS88
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1999
  • WE91
  • WS89

Winemaker's Notes

Cool weather gave us the latest harvest in the past 30 years for the 1998 fruit. However, the extremely long "hang time" resulted in wines, with complex aromas, intense flavors, and excellent acidity. Our chardonnay is 100% barrel fermented in French oak (33% new) and has undergone only a partial malolactic fermentation, which allows the wine to retain some of its natural acidity-- making this an ideal food wine. The 1998 has aromas of tropical fruit, green apple, citrus and pear; accented with vanilla, hazelnut and spice.

Learn About Truchard Map ItMap It

Truchard Vineyards is a family-owned and operated winery in the Carneros region of the Napa Valley. Varietals produced are Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel and Syrah. In 1974, the Truchards began planting their own vineyards, which now number 270 acres.

Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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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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