Karia Chardonnay 2016, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

  • 103994QC-STK
  • White
  • Chardonnay
  • 2016
  • 750 ml

Karia Chardonnay 2016, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

  • 103994QC-STK
  • White
  • Chardonnay
  • 2016
  • 750 ml

Availability: 8.00000000

$49.50

Available format

Unité 2/CS 3/CS 6/CS 12/CS
8 case(s) in stock

Detailed info

Wine description

Karia Chardonnay 2016, Stag's Leap Wine Cellars
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Tasting notes

This graceful Chardonnay has a broad, expressive nose with lemon, stone fruit and vanilla aromas. Medium bodied, this wine has a lovely texture and flavors of red apple, light citrus and Asian pear that lead to a long finish with a hint of creamy oak. There is a nice balance to the acidity and minerality that enhances the freshness and elegance of this wine. Try pairing this Chardonnay with grilled chicken with lemon aioli, grilled salmon with a cucumber, tomato and fresh dill salsa or roast chicken breast stuffed with spinach, feta cheese and roasted tomato.

Producer

STE MICHELLE WINE ESTATES

Vinification and aging

Oak and malolactic fermentation were used in moderation to accent, rather than overwhelm, the fruit. 86% of the fermentation in barrel and 14% in stainless steel tank. Aged for 7,5 months sur lies in 34% new French oak.

Terroir

The vineyards in Carneros, which are cooled in the mornings and evenings by breezes sweeping north from San Pablo Bay, contribute citrus and mineral notes to the wine. ARCADIA VINEYARD brings perfume and delicate fruit characters while our estate vineyard at Danika Ranch provides bright, juicy apple and pear personality to the blend.

Vintage

2016

Variety

Chardonnay

Colour

White

Country

UNITED STATES

Region of production

California

Sub-Region

Napa County

Appellation

Napa Valley AVA

Scores and awards

90

WA

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