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2016 FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Diamond Collection Chardonnay

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA Diamond Collection Chardonnay 2016

23.95 CAD

$23.95

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Noble Estate
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 708305
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
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  • Status
  • Status
  • AvailableRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • United States
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Table wine
  • Region
  • Region
  • California
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Monterey, Monterey
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Chardonnay 100 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 13.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • Aging vessel type
  • Aging vessel type
  • French Oak
  • Length of aging
  • Length of aging
  • 9 months
  • Total acidity
  • Total acidity
  • 4.5 g/l
  • PH
  • PH
  • 3.45
  • About this winery

    Francis Ford Coppola has a long family history with wine making. He was first exposed to the wine making process while growing up in New York. During this time, his grandfather and uncles would make wine in the basement of their apartment using the grapes that they had shipped in from California. In 1962, Francis met his wife Eleanor on the set of his first feature film. The two later moved to San Francisco and subsequently became the owners of a substantial and beautiful wine estate. Eleanor...

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  • Tasting notes

    A round silky palate with aromas of apricot, quince, crème brulee. It evolves into wonderfully concentrated flavours of pineapple, citrus fruits, and melon.

  • Winemaking notes

    The 2016 Chardonnay reflects the distinctive personality of Monterey vineyards, which give rise to juicy apple, guava and melon flavors. Whole-cluster pressing and a combination of barrel and stainless steel fermentation ensures that the creamy texture and caramelized sugar finish is balanced by a crisp acidity. During the wine making process the wine was left on lees until bottling for added layers of complexity.