Heitz Cellar Chardonnay
Organic

Heitz Cellar Chardonnay - 2018

Item # 13614 750mL
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Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

In operation since the early 1960s, Heitz Cellar remains a family-owned, family-operated winery. Heitz recently revamped the flavor profile of its Chardonnay by reducing the amount of new oak it sees, allowing the fruit's fresh acidity to shine through. They also don't hesitate to hold back til deemed ready for release so you'll be finding more complexity in this thoughtful Napa Chardonnay.


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California

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Chardonnay

From Champagne to Chablis, it's hard (not to mention unpleasant) to avoid this famous white variety. During a huge popularity surge beginning in the late 1980s, Chardonnay plantings have increased dramatically -- not only in California's wine country, with which the variety is nearly synonymous, but also in Burgundy (its original, Old World home) and just about everywhere else in the winemaking...

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