Chardonnay

Cannonball Eleven Chardonnay 2017

Vintage
2017
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.8%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Cannonball
Region
California
Country
United States
91 AVG
Drink now or cellar for up to 7 years. Serve chilled.

The enigmatic Cannonball label takes its name from the “cannonball” position often adopted by children jumping in the water to make the biggest splash possible. This personified the fun and approachable nature of these wines which combine big, succulent flavours with an elegant flavour profile which pairs well with a variety of dishes and social occasions.

The Cannonball Eleven Chardonnay is a sophisticated and refined white made in strictly limited quantities to maintain exceptional quality levels. The fruit is sourced from selected vineyard parcels in the Sonoma Coast region. Here the proximity to the Pacific Ocean helps to preserve plenty of freshness and aromatics in the wine while the sunny summer days ensure the fruit achieves optimal ripeness.

Once in the winery the grape must is fermented and then transferred to French oak barrels and stainless steel tanks for 8 months of maturation. The result is a rich yet balanced Chardonnay with hints of toast, oak, honeycombe and buttery vanilla as well as plenty of bright apple, lemon and ripe stone fruit which linger on the tongue. A great match for creamy fish or chicken dishes, hard cheeses, pasta or pizza, and summery salads.
 
Description
Drink now or cellar for up to 7 years. Serve chilled.

The enigmatic Cannonball label takes its name from the “cannonball” position often adopted by children jumping in the water to make the biggest splash possible. This personified the fun and approachable nature of these wines which combine big, succulent flavours with an elegant flavour profile which pairs well with a variety of dishes and social occasions.

The Cannonball Eleven Chardonnay is a sophisticated and refined white made in strictly limited quantities to maintain exceptional quality levels. The fruit is sourced from selected vineyard parcels in the Sonoma Coast region. Here the proximity to the Pacific Ocean helps to preserve plenty of freshness and aromatics in the wine while the sunny summer days ensure the fruit achieves optimal ripeness.

Once in the winery the grape must is fermented and then transferred to French oak barrels and stainless steel tanks for 8 months of maturation. The result is a rich yet balanced Chardonnay with hints of toast, oak, honeycombe and buttery vanilla as well as plenty of bright apple, lemon and ripe stone fruit which linger on the tongue. A great match for creamy fish or chicken dishes, hard cheeses, pasta or pizza, and summery salads.
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