|Article:||2016 Chardonnay Founders' Estate California Beringer Vineyards|
|Growing area:||California, Napa Valley|
|Classification:||Wine of Origin|
|Description:||Firm yellow. The bouquet is fruit accented with notes of ripe tropical fruits, noble oak, a little vanilla and brioche. At the palate juicy with fine creaminess and wonderfu mouthfeel. Mature, intensive fruit, perfectly integrated wood, beautiful finish. Classically Californian style - interpreted in a modern and elegant way.|
|Drinking temperature:||9 - 11° C|
|Drink recommendation:||Matches grilled salt-water fish very well, bright meat, creamy risotto and fresh, creamy cheese, e.g. Brie de Meaux.|
Cultivable area California
California has established itself to the best known wine-growing area of America. The wine-growing developed in the 20th century and extends up to 1.000 kilometre along the west coast. A lot of sunshine provides an even and long growth era . On the different terroirs all sorts of types of vine can be found, the Bordeaux types and Chardonnay dominate it however. The near coast provides a cool breeze, which is ideal for " cool climate " types of vine. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grows on the sunny hills of California more excellently.
Deep clay soils containing gravel on a substratum of volcanic origin.
Beringer was founded in the year 1876 by the ethnic German brothers Jacob and Friedrich Beringer. Today it is one of the best known wine-growing estates of the Napa Valley. As the oldest wine-growing estate producing in a continuous business process Beringer was included in the national register for historical places, the official cultural monument list of the American government, in 2001. "RhineHouse" built in the Rheingaue half-timbering style is a true eye-catcher in the Napa Valley and invites to a visit.
|Country of origin:||USA|
|Address:||2000 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574|
|Distributor:||Treasury Wine Estates EMEA Beringer|
|Address:||Regal House 70 London Road Twickenham, TW1 3QS UK|