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Mon Frère
Mon Frère Chardonnay
Mon Frère Chardonnay
Description
Aromas of citrus, pear and stone fruit line with floral notes and a hint of nutmeg and vanilla on the finish. Well balanced acidity and minerality followed by a refreshing finish.
CountryUSA
RegionCalifornia
Grape VarietiesChardonnay
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  • 90 Points
    Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition
    Gold Award
Production areaThis wine is a blend of Coastal Ranches, Lodi Ranches including Mendocino, Lodi and Monterey. The growing sites add layers of ripeness, fruit flavors and acidity structure in this hand tended fruit.
BackgroundMon Frère Winery champions the very best in quality wine making and exceptional value from California. French for my brother, Mon Frère is a tribute to those special friends who feel like family. Winemaker Tom Hinde brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in crafting this fine range of wines.
VinificationGrapes were gently whole cluster pressed.  The juice was settled off heavy lees and tank fermented. Temperatures were in the 65-72°F degree range. Using Burgundy Isolates yeast, the wine underwent only partial malolactic fermentation in tank. Aged in 100% French oak for 10 months.
ColorDelicate gold
NoseAromas of citrus, pear and stone fruit lined with floral notes and a hint of nutmeg and vanilla on the finish.
PalateA rich, round mouthfeel with perfectly balanced acidity and minerality followed by a refreshing finish.
AnalysisAlcohol: 14.1 %pH: 3.56TA: 5.99
Serving SuggestionsIdeal with cream sauces, seafood, and poultry dishes.