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Stein Family Wines 2010 "Vaquero" Chardonnay

Stein Family Wines

2010 Chardonnay
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Sonoma County CA


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Tasting Notes:
So light and delicate in the glass, the average wine drinker would never know the wine they are about to enjoy is a Chardonnay from California. Set aside all preconceived notions of what defines a California Chardonnay! Fermented completely in stainless steel in the style of Chablis, this wine has a very pale straw core and watery rim that practically screams summertime. Aromas of fresh apple and pear with hints of minerality and citrus lead to a dry, crisp, yet somehow slightly round mouth feel. Moderately light in body with a nice balance of acidity to alcohol, this wine is sure to change the way you think of California Chardonnay. This is the perfect wine to sip on a hot summer day.
  • Grapes
    88% Chardonnay; 12% Sauvignon Blanc
  • Region
    Sonoma County, CA
  • Production
    189 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Enjoy now through 2018
Josh Stein
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Food Pairing Suggestions:
This highly versatile wine will pair well with a wide range of foods from vegetarian dishes to grilled or baked poultry. Seafood is an especially nice pairing, as are mild, semi-soft cheeses.
About the Winery
Stein Family Wines Stein Family approaches winemaking differently than most folks, believing they can use wine to provide a future for their twins as well as looking after other people’s kids, too. Interested in creating long-term sustainability and not short-term profits, Stein has invested time into grower relations and selecting distinctive vineyards from people who care about what they grow, pick, bottle and sell. Stein Family specializes in hunting for overlooked varietals and vineyards, making wines they like to drink and hoping others will like them as well. Learn more