Chardonnay

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INTRODUCING Covered Bridge 2017              lot # 1793            $10 bottle  

On the nose, this wine is reminiscent of campfire smokiness, toasted marshmallows and baked apple pie.
Aged in all new American oak for two years, the Covered Bridge wine has forward notes of vanilla and cream.
The fresh yet subtle acidity would pair great with poultry or ham dishes.
Recommend serving CHILLED

Chardonnay Late Harvest 1999      lot # 9961        $25 split or $50 bottle

These grapes were effect with botrytis which is known as noble rot used to make some of the most expensive wines in the World.  This dessert wine is deep gold in color, with complex aromas of honeycomb, wax, dried apricot and ginger.  On the pallet this Late Harvest Chardonnay is full bodied and not overly sweet for this style of wine.  Try pairing to wine with crème brulee or a strong blue cheese. 

Chardonnay Lake Erie Reflections 2012   lot # 1269                   $25 bottle 

Chardonnay Select Reserve 2013                lot # 1371                   $42 bottle

Chardonnay Select Reserve 2015                lot # 1571                   $42 bottle

Chardonnay Select Reserve 2016                lot # 1681                   $42 bottle

This wine has abundant flavors of baked apple and pear, with creamy texture on the pallet.

Chardonnay Reserve 2016                            lot # 1681                   $39 bottle

This wine has abundant flavors of baked apple and pear, with creamy texture on the pallet.

Homage Grand Cru Chardonnay 2016      lot # 1683                  $51 bottle 

This wine is aged in new lightly toasted barrels sourced from forests   within 200 miles of the winery.  Creamy aromas from lees aging with   layers of baking spices and a full weight with caramel like notes on the pallet.  This wine has a round mid pallet with long citrusy finish.

Chardonnay Reserve 2017 (reductive)       lot # 1791               $42 bottle  

The harvest of 2017 was a warm in Ohio which is displayed in the ripe   fruit flavors in this wine, mingled with under tones of smoke, hazelnut, toast.  This wine has nice bright acidity with a lingering finish on the  pallet.  This is a bold expression of this grape.

Chardonnay Select Reserve 2017                lot # 1795                 $42 bottle  

The Select Reserve Chardonnay from 2017 exhibits complexity of flavors that linger long after you have sipped the wine.  It displays a spicy   elegance of vanilla and baking spices with layers of citrus and peaches.

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR MARKKO CHARDONNAY 

Aged in a blend of new and used lightly toasted barrels for 2 years on the lees.  This aging process helps to give Markko Chardonnay milder wood character than those from other regions with layers of warm baking spices.

Discounts:
6 bottles or more @ 10% case discount