Chardonnay

Charles Smith Substance Chardonnay 2021

Vintage
2021
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Charles Smith
Region
Washington
Country
United States
93 AVG
Drink now or cellar for another 5 years. Serve chilled.

Charles Smith grew up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains close to Sacramento. He traveled Europe for many years as a rock band manager and soon became inspired by the excellent wines he experienced on the road. He eventually decided to head back to the US with this new passion and set up his very own wine label using top quality fruit from Washington State.

Such is Smith’s dedication and commitment to the art of winemaking, he has been named Winemaker of the Year by Wine Enthusiast and Food & Wine magazines. In his first vintage in 1999 he made just 330 cases of Syrah, while today he crafts a wide range of wines from different grapes and is always experimenting with new cuvees and techniques.

This attractive Chardonnay is bursting with bright tropical fruit like lusciously ripe mango, passionfruit, lychee and pineapple. On the palate there’s a refreshing burst of acidity carefully balanced by a medium body and creamy texture. The long, complex finish with plenty of ripe fruit and subtle spiced notes makes this a great match for mature cheeses, creamy pasta dishes, lobster, or substantial salads.
 
Description
Drink now or cellar for another 5 years. Serve chilled.

Charles Smith grew up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains close to Sacramento. He traveled Europe for many years as a rock band manager and soon became inspired by the excellent wines he experienced on the road. He eventually decided to head back to the US with this new passion and set up his very own wine label using top quality fruit from Washington State.

Such is Smith’s dedication and commitment to the art of winemaking, he has been named Winemaker of the Year by Wine Enthusiast and Food & Wine magazines. In his first vintage in 1999 he made just 330 cases of Syrah, while today he crafts a wide range of wines from different grapes and is always experimenting with new cuvees and techniques.

This attractive Chardonnay is bursting with bright tropical fruit like lusciously ripe mango, passionfruit, lychee and pineapple. On the palate there’s a refreshing burst of acidity carefully balanced by a medium body and creamy texture. The long, complex finish with plenty of ripe fruit and subtle spiced notes makes this a great match for mature cheeses, creamy pasta dishes, lobster, or substantial salads.
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