Chappellet Napa Valley Chardonnay 2012
The nose is brimming with floral and tropical notes including ripe pineapple, guava, and lemon zest. Hints of brown sugar and nutmeg spice from the barrel aging add complexity to the fruit. On the palate, this wine is toned and vibrant, with flavors of tropical fruit, alongside layers of quince and nectarine. French oak and creaminess from the malolactic fermentation contribute nuances of vanilla bean and creme brulee, with crisp acidity adding structure and length throughout. Vinted & bottled by Chappellet Vineyard, a vineyard owned by Chappellet Winery. The Chappellet family's romance with Pritchard Hill started more than four decades ago when Donn and Molly Chappellet first glimpsed its magnificent vista of forests and wildflower-filled meadows. Inspired by the notion that Bacchus loves the hills, the Chappellets followed the advice of renowned winemaker Andre Tchelistcheff and settled on Pritchard Hill's rocky slopes, becoming the first winery to plant vineyards exclusively on high-elevation hillsides. From these Pritchard Hill vineyards, the Chappellets have been crafting extraordinary, age-worthy wines since 1967, which reflects the pioneering spirit that has shaped a magical patchwork of vineyards from Napa to Sonoma. Sourced from the Napa Valley's coolest growing region, this Chardonnay is a true reflection of the land on which it was grown. It is distinguished by a combination of bright acidity and marked minerality. Chappellet Chardonnay is bold, rich, and fruity with a core of pear, apple, and honeydew. Spicy nutmeg and hazelnut flavors unfold on the palate. Enjoy!
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