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Armida Chardonnay Durell Vineyard 2009

Armida Chardonnay Durell Vineyard 2009

Sku: 043798

The Armida Durell Vineyard Chardonnay is big, rich and nutty - very Meursault like in style, if not in flavor. The flavors of ripe pear and baked apple lend a bit of exotic appeal. When first tasted, just after bottling, it was a little oaky, but now that it has had another four months, the oak is integrating well.

Some of the finest producers in California (Kistler, Patz & Hall, Loring, Chasseur... ) make vineyard designated wines from the Durell Vineyard. According to former vineyard manager (1979-2010) Steve Hill "I've always had a strong belief in cultivating wines with a minimalist approach. The volcanic rocky soil and cool climate of Durell are ideal for producing premium, luxury–brand wine grapes."

Armida owner Steve Cousins gets enough of these prime grapes for just 280 cases, and 250 of those go to the wine club. Of the remaining 30 cases, almost all go to restaurants. 67 Wine was fortunate enough to get one of those rare cases to sell at retail.

Paul Bressler, 67 Wine Chardonnay Buyer

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Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Sonoma County
Appellation: Sonoma Valley
Grape Varietal: Chardonnay
Type: Still wine
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