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Chardonnay Arthur

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(2009 Vintage) Berry Bros & Rudd review:
Domaine Drouhin continue to produce Oregon's finest Pinot Noirs, but are increasingly gaining an outstanding reputation for the quality of their Chardonnays. This wine is fermented 50% in wood, of which 20% is new oak, and 50% in stainless steel tanks.

The fermentation in oak adds richness and texture, while the part fermented in stainless steel retains a freshness and precision more reminiscent of a good Chablis. After eight months read more...Berry Bros & Rudd review:
Domaine Drouhin continue to produce Oregon's finest Pinot Noirs, but are increasingly gaining an outstanding reputation for the quality of their Chardonnays. This wine is fermented 50% in wood, of which 20% is new oak, and 50% in stainless steel tanks.

The fermentation in oak adds richness and texture, while the part fermented in stainless steel retains a freshness and precision more reminiscent of a good Chablis. After eight months ageing the two components are blended together to create a very complex, harmonious Chardonnay of great elegance.
(Alun Griffiths MW, BBR Wine Director) (hide)