2017 Yarden Galilee Chardonnay

$26

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Notes of fresh lemon, ripe pear and fresh flowers, rounded out with hints of apricot, cream and baking spice. Full bodied with crisp acidity and found finish.

Try serving the wine with seared salmon with crispy skin, a whole smoker roasted chicken or pumpkin ravioli.

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Chardonnay

As one of the most popular grapes for growing and consuming, Chardonnay can be made in a wide range of styles depending on where it is grown and how it is made. These styles can vary from a sparkling Blanc de Blanc, or fresh fermented in stainless steel, to rich and creamy white wine aged in oak barrels. While Chardonnay can flourish in many environments, in its homeland of Burgundy it can produce some of the most remarkable and longest lived examples. Whereas from California it can produce both oaky, buttery styles as well as leaner, European-inspired wines. A Somm secret: the Burguny subregion of Chablis, while typically using older oak barrels, produces a bright style similar to the unoaked style with high levels of acidity. Most people who do not like oaky/buttery Chardonnay may likely enjoy Chablis.

Notable regions for this grape include Burgundy (and Chablis) in France, Central Coast, Napa, and Sonoma in CA, and Western Australia.

When pairing with meals, consider the characteristics, flavors, and acidity of your food first. You always want to try to match the same characteristics and intensities with your wine. No brainer pairing options include seafood, salads, and white meat. Chardonnay, with its vast versatility, is everyone’s best friend.

Founded in 1983, Golan Heights Winery has played a significant role in developing and nurturing Israel’s current wine culture. Altering the way Israeli wines are perceived worldwide, the winery has been firmly placing Israel on the world wine stage since its inception. With vineyards planted in volcanic soils located in the Upper Galilee mountain range, Golan Heights Winery is revitalizing a rich winemaking history that extends more than 2,000 years focusing on sustainability. Uniting the best of tradition and technology, the winery’s vineyards have been the first to be certified sustainable internationally under the rigorous and renowned LODI RULES program.

Yarden is the Hebrew for Jordan River, which bisects the Golan Heights from the Galilee. The label features a symbol of ancient Israel: an oil lamp decorated with mosaic tile.

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