Munselle Vineyards

2009 Alexander Valley Chardonnay

Chardonnay •Shadrach Vineyard

California: Sonoma County: Alexander Valley

Offer Expired:Apr 25, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$35.00
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Mission Briefing

Codename:

The Refreshest

For many across the country who spent this winter huddled up against the infamous Polar Vortex, the promise of warmer weather is finally around the corner. Agent Red searched far and wide for a delightful white wine for the coming warmth, and today’s 2009 Alexander Valley Chardonnay from Munselle Vineyards fit the bill perfectly.

Today’s wine is incredibly elegant, with a lovely harmony of fresh fruit and terroir that lends itself to a vast array of light summertime meals. We paired ours with a fresh crab salad and couldn’t have enjoyed it more.

Give today’s wine a thorough cool down and you’ll be rewarded with a fantastic warm weather treat!

Tasting Profile

Look:

Pale gold throughout the glass, with just a touch of viscosity at the very edge.

Smell:

Fresh fruit aromas of white peach, honeydew, and just ripened banana are rounded out by touches of honeycomb, slightly toasted oak, and subtle brioche.

Taste:

Very well balanced on the palate, with fruit and terroir in perfect harmony. Fresh fruit of Anjou pear, white peach, and green apple are elegantly laid overtop hints of buttery brioche, vanilla bean, and toasted oak.

Finish:

Smooth and luxurious, with a soft entry transforming into layers of subtle complexity as the finish lingers.

Pairing:

A fresh crab salad served atop arugula.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Bret Munselle
Accolades
Silver Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Appellation
Alexander Valley, Sonoma County, California
Vineyard
Shadrach Vineyard
Fruit Variety
100% Chardonnay
Cooperage
Aged in 100% French oak
ABV
14.8%

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Apr 25, 2014 at 11:59 pm
$35.00
Avg. Price
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