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Chalone Vineyard Estate Pinot Blanc, Chalone

Average: 3.4 (5 User Ratings)

Level:: EasyIdeal for: St. Patrick's Day, December Holidays, Draft Party

Chalone Vineyard Estate Pinot Blanc, Chalone Chalone Vineyard Estate Pinot Blanc, Chalone

Description

Chalone believes that finding sites that resemble the traditional French sites for a varietal will allow for the highest expression of deliciousness. All the wines from Chalone Vineyard are made from their own 100-percent-estate-grown fruit in limited production.

Tasting Notes

Our Pinot Blanc was whole – clustered pressed with no crushing or de- stemming of the grapes. We aged the wine for 10 months in French oak barrels to enhance the finish. We’ve found that leaving the wine on the lees adds the signature hazelnut character typical of Chalone white wines and builds mouth feel and finish. The result is a wine with intense fruit aromas of peaches, pears, and hints of mango and citrus.

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Food Pairings

Chalone Pinot Blanc is the ultimate comfort food wine and goes great with fried chicken with mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, or crab cakes.

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