Monday, August 2, 2010
Columbia Crest Grand Estate Chardonnay'08, Collumbia Valley, Washington State, USA
A creamy style full-bodied Chardonnay full of flavors and affordable.
Technical Data:100% chardonnay aged 9 months sur lie for added complexity and a rich, silky mouthfeel. 30% of the blend was stainless steel fermented to increase varietal aromas and enhance the wine’s overall bouquet.
Description:Bright straw yellow color. A fragrant bouquet for this creamy style chardonnay. Supple aromas of baked apple and pear followed by caramel. On the palate, this full-bodied but nonetheless supple Chardonnay wine express flavors of apple, pear and caramel backed up by creamy/buttery oaky flavors for a long lasting and well balanced finish.
Food Pairing & Service:White meat in general, heavy fish like salmon, seafood, shellfish, chef salad as well as baked pear pie. Serve chilled.
Price as seen on DC shelf:$11.99