Ariél Chardonnay has a distinctive combination of buttery apple and butterscotch characteristics, combined with a toasty French oak bouquet, and should continue to develop complexity as it ages.
Leave a Comment
Wine maker notes
Ariél Chardonnay is fermented cold at 50ºF (10ºC) in both stainless steel cooperage and small French oak barrels to dryness. Once fermentation is completed, the wine is blended and receives additional oak aging. Just prior to bottling, the alcohol is gently removed by cold filtration.
Ethanol: < 0.5% by volume
Varietal Profile: > 75% Chardonnay < 25% Chenin Blanc blend
Serving Size: 100 ml
Calories/Serving: approximately 21
Cases Produced: 25,000
It can be enjoyed immediately, or held three to five years.
Enjoy Ariél Chardonnay with richer seafood, veal, duck and cream pasta dishes.