Von Strasser Diamond Mountain Rainin Vineyard Chardonnay 1999

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

$50.59 $45.53
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Item No. 45411
  • white wine
  • W&S91

Winemaker's Notes

The 1999 continues the style which we have been pioneering since our first harvest of this vineyard in 1994; traditional winemaking techniques coupled with extra time on French oak. The aromas are complex, hinting at toffee, butterscotch, blood orange, and a tropical note. The palate is voluptuously textured, with a great up front acidity and a long viscous finish.

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Situated on Diamond Mountain in Napa Valley, the Von Strasser estate maintains six separate vineyards. When Rudy and Rita Von Strasser purchased the old Roddis Winery in 1990, the vineyards were planted in two stages. The oldest block, 2 acres in size, was planted in 1970 to budwood from Martha"s Vineyard. The second block, 4 acres in size, was planted in 1983, also with budwood...

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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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