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Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017

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Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017

£130.84
£130.84
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2017
Appellation:Napa Valley (California (region), United States)
Winery: Far Niente Winery
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14.3%
Far Niente Winery elaborates this Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 (£130.84), a white wine from the region of Napa Valley based on chardonnay of 2017 and comes with an alcohol content of 14.3%. The Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 is the ideal white to combine with rice with mushrooms and seafood. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this white according to Drinks&Co users while experts give the following evaluation: wine spectator: 91.

Description of Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017

Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017 (Chardonnay)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Pale yellow.
  • Nose: melon aroma, sweet citrus and white flowers, with hints of yeast and toasted oak.
  • Mouth: ripe flavors and citrus acidity. persistent and bitter end, sage and spicy aftertaste.

APPELLATION: Napa Valley

VINEYARD: Far Niente winery was founded in 1885 by John Benson, uncle of the famous American Impressionist painter Winslow Homer, against a hill in western Oakville, California. It flourished until the beginning of Prohibition in 1919, when allowed to fall into disrepair. In 1979, Gil Nickel bought the winery and the adjacent vineyard and began a three-year restoration of the property. 1982 marks the return of winemaking at Far Niente, while the vintages 1979, 1980 and 1981 occurred in a place outside the site. Today, the winery is still only producing these two varieties.

GRAPES: Chardonnay

AGING fermentation barrels and 95% in steel tanks 5%. No malolactic fermentation. Aging on the lees for 10 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: mix of excellent vineyards of Napa Valley, many of which are located in Coombsville, a region located in the rolling countryside and protected by the hills east of the city of Napa. The vines are grown in this area for over 30 years. Coombsville offers the characteristic climate of Carneros, with less wind, deep loamy soil and well drained soil, and volcanic ash soils.

Pairing: suinre meat, fish, poultry.

ALCOHOL: 14.3%

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Consumption temp.

8-10ºC

The Winery

Far Niente Winery

Far Niente Winery

Far Niente, from an Italian phrase that romantically translated means “without a care”.

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TASTING NOTES:View: Pale yellow.Nose: melon aroma, sweet citrus and white flowers, with hints of yeast and toasted oak.Mouth: ripe flavors and citrus acidity. persistent and bitter end, sage and spicy aftertaste.APPELLATION: Napa ValleyVINEYARD: Far Niente winery was founded in 1885 by John Benson, uncle of the famous American Impressionist painter Winslow Homer, against a hill in western Oakville, California. It flourished until the beginning of Prohibition in 1919, when allowed to fall into disrepair. In 1979, Gil Nickel bought the winery and the adjacent vineyard and began a three-year restoration of the property. 1982 marks the return of winemaking at Far Niente, while the vintages 1979, 1980 and 1981 occurred in a place outside the site. Today, the winery is still only producing these two varieties.GRAPES: ChardonnayAGING fermentation barrels and 95% in steel tanks 5%. No malolactic fermentation. Aging on the lees for 10 months in French oak barrels.PREPARATION: mix of excellent vineyards of Napa Valley, many of which are located in Coombsville, a region located in the rolling countryside and protected by the hills east of the city of Napa. The vines are grown in this area for over 30 years. Coombsville offers the characteristic climate of Carneros, with less wind, deep loamy soil and well drained soil, and volcanic ash soils.Pairing: suinre meat, fish, poultry.ALCOHOL: 14.3%
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