Monday, October 3, 2005

Franciscan Oakville Estate Chardonnay'02, Napa Valley, CA

A lively Chardonnay, a little toasty with a long lasting finish.

Technical Data:100% Chardonnay from Napa Valley. Oak fermented.Aged 10 months sur lie in French and American, 25% new.

Description:Straw yellow color. On the nose, notes of peach, pear and apple combined with hints of tropical aromas and toasted nuttiness. Lively and lengthy on the palate with a great body and structure. Mineral notes linger and the finish is crisp, creamy and clean with apple and citrus flavors.

Food Pairing & Service:Wonderful with spicy dishes, Asian dishes and sushis. A classic one to pair with seafood and fish.


Suggested Retail Price:$11.98

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