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Rombauer Chardonnay

Rombauer Chardonnay

I”ve said before that Rombauer Chardonnay is my favorite. It’s such a classic Napa white. Oats for 36 months in French oak and has tastes of layered butter and caramel.

Full malolactic-acid or ML means they converted the lactic acid to a full-bodied milky-thickness/texture on the tongue. A creamy smooth texture is the result.

The wine is aged for 36-month in French oak providing an exchange that takes the edge of acids and replaces it with vanilla and caramel flavors.

The entire bottle continues to provide lovely flavors as it warms and opens. I prefer it slightly chilled vs. fully chilled in order to let these flavors and aromas open fully.  Pair with chicken, fish or lightly flavored foods.

Studying wine since the early 80's, I've become a Wine Studies Education level III solely though interest, and I occasionally represent an Italian importer, while working full-time as a financial national speaker. I'm always seeking a 'find' whether taste or value wine versions.

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