Vinum Cellars Chard-No-Way 2006

Chenin Blanc from California

Price: $13.99 $11.99
Save $2.00 (14%)
Item No. 90513
Style: Fruity & Smooth

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

Glinty white gold color in the glass. Explosive nose of fresh cut Seckel Pear, raw honey, elderflowers, fresh vanilla beans and white spices. Sappy and luscious palate, with waves of ripe exotic fruits, notably pineapple, baked quince, wild limes, as well as honeycomb, almond oil and a nervy minerality. Finished totally dry, the zesty acidity makes it a natural with the freshest seafood, simply prepared. A great brunch or bistro wine, and a wonder with hard-to-pair foods like asparagus and artichokes.

Learn About Vinum Cellars Map ItMap It

Vinum Cellars is a collaboration of winemakers Richard Bruno and Chris Condos, who first became friends while they were students at UC Davis. They share a long standing passion for Chenin Blanc and fondness for the more obscure grape varieties. After graduation, Chris went to work for Pine Ridge as Enologist, and Richard went to Bonny Doon as their distiller. Shortly after, their...

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Learn About Other California

California has nearly 100 American Viticulture Areas (AVAs) and accounts for almost 90% of wine production in the United States. In our section of Other California, we include wines from smaller AVAs as well as wines from the California AVA. Here are a few smaller AVAs you may see on the label: Livermore Valley AVA, located right outside of San Francisco and home to...

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Learn About Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc (SHEN-uhn Blahnk) Model of Versatility The best representation of the Chenin Blanc grape can be found in the Loire Valley of France - more specifically, the regions of Vouvray, Savennieres, Anjou and Samur. The versatility of the grape allows it to produce wines both dry and sweet, still and sparkling - and you can find all examples in the...

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CRW2269_2006

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