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Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvee Bois 2006

Les Cretes Chardonnay Cuvee Bois 750ml 2006      
Sku: 1552232*

Tasting notes
Brilliant, straw yellow color. Intense, full nose with nuances of fruits (plum, exotic fruits), spices (vanilla) and a delicate toasty aroma. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, warm and velvety with mineral undertones and a lively acidity at the finish.

Rating
 Wine Spectator 90 points (Oct 31 2008)
Rich and delicious, exhibiting complex aromas of wood, apple and cream, with an underlying lactic character. Full-bodied, with plenty of fruit and a long aftertaste of cooked apple and vanilla cream. Drink now. 1,550 cases made. -JS

Other text
Originally from Burgundy, the Chardonnay grape is now commonly cultivated in the Aosta region. The noble tannins from selected oaks (toasted in "chauffes” and steam treated), with first and second fermentation on the lees, and continual bâtonnages, give this wine a decidedly complex character. Today the Les Crêtes Chardonnay Cuvée Bois is an award- winning Italian wine and internationally recognized for its elegance and style.

Food pairing
With soups, pasta, fondue, pie, foie gras, cheese and vegetable based omelettes, fish, white and red roasted meat, medium seasoned, high butter fat cheeses.flans, foie gras.

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Italy
Aosta Valley
Abruzzo
Apulia
Valle d'Aosta
Regional Varietals:
Chardonnay
Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains
Other Red
Country: Italy
Region: Aosta Valley
Sub-Region: Valle d'Aosta
Grape Varietal: Chardonnay
Type: Still wine
 
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