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2013 County Line North Coast Chardonnay 750ml

2013 County Line North Coast Chardonnay

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Eric Sussman, a graduate of Cornell University’s viticulture department and veteran proprietor, created the County Line label to further his efforts in creating sustainably grown organic wines that are also uniquely flavored and distinguished. The standout, showing a great deal of nuance and balance, is their North Coast Chardonnay. Lemongrass, nectarine, and pineapple are among the first in the lightly scented aromas. Purposeful expressions of fruit and minerality counterpoise the acidic preface and create a meaningful, subtle palette comprised of tangerine, lemon squeeze, and almonds. With a pale straw tint and a creamy mouth feel, the County Line North Coast Chardonnay is one of the most versatile vinos that will be sure to satisfy at any occasion and at an accessible value.
- Schneider's of Capitol Hill

Producer: County Line Vineyards
Website: www.countylinevineyards.com

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Availability: 16

Available Vintages:
2013(750ml)  


Varietal: Chardonnay
Its adaptability to different soils and climates, and malleability in the wine room make Chardonnay one of the most popular and ubiquitous grapes. Responsible for some of the world’s most thrilling white wines wines including Champagne, it is in its homeland of Burgundy with villages such as Chablis, Meursault and Puligny-Montrachet that producers craft arguably some of the world’s finest wines. Chardonnay is also synonymous with California, where it can display riper, tropical fruit flavors, rather than the more restrained stone fruit and steely, mineral qualities often associated with its Old World and cool climate counterparts. While there are terrific fresh and vibrant Chardonnays made solely using stainless steel, the grape also knits terrifically well with oak, lending greater depth and weight in the form of a nutty, toasty and somtimes buttery component.

Country: United States
Although wine is made in all 50 states, it is understandable, with almost 90% of the country's production, that California is synonymous with domestic wine. As of 2010 harvest, reports indicate that Washington, New York & Oregon account for additional 6% of production, meanwhile Virginia, Missouri and Texas's wine industries are growing to a point beyond that of just a tourist attraction.

Region: California
California is one of the most diverse wine producing regions of the world. Although it has a history spanning over 200 years, it has experienced most of its growth in the last fifty years. The regions of Napa Valley and Sonoma County have become as renowned as France’s Bordeaux and Burgundy. While Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, and Chardonnay are by far the most popular fine wine varieties, producers in the Golden State have also experimented with an unparalleled array of diverse varieties, including Zinfandel, Syrah, Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, and Tempranillo.

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Type: White
White wine is a wine whose color can be pale-yellow, yellow-green, and yellow-gold colored. The wine is produced from a variety of grape varieties. The flavor and color comes from the juice of the grape and sometimes the skin of the grape as well. Interestingly, not all white wine comes from white grapes. Some select red grapes are used as in Champagne.