Noble Chardonnay

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August 22, 2019 (Thu)
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

the WineBar located in the Lounge of Plum Market Ann Arbor North Campus
3601 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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Cost: $20

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Tasting (walk around)     Weekly Event     Wine    

 “Chardonnay” is instantly recognized as “white wine”, but not always understood to be a grape variety! Its most famous expression is White Burgundy (Puligny-Montrachet, Chablis), but Chardonnay is an enthusiastic world traveler with unlimited quality potential, happily responding to a many a winemaker’s vision. If you walk into a barrel room of freshly made Chard, it smells like thousands of just-cut apples laced with fresh vanilla bean! Made in to a Blanc de Blancs Champagne, it will resonate with chalky minerality.  Crafted through malolactic fermentation, it smells like buttered popcorn. Grown in California’s Central Coast, its pineapple-mango-melon notes are positively tropical. We’ll present the widest range of Chards: White Burgundy and Champagne for sure, Italy, multiple West Coast AVA’s, New Zealand, South Africa, oaked, un-oaked, buttery, austere and in-between.

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