Willowcroft Chardonnay Cold Steel
Willowcroft Farm Vineyards
United States - Virginia

Chardonnay is the great white chameleon of the wine world, and can be used to make a variety of wines, from dry to sparkling. As the most planted grape in the Commonwealth, it is made in a myriad of styles, but often highlights flavors of lemon, apple, pear, and melon. Winemaking styles vary widely for this versatile and well-loved grape, even within Virginia, although it is typically dry.

Light straw colored, this unoaked Chardonnay offers delicious aromas of pear and apple. Crisp and clean with wonderful aromatic, bright Chardonnay fruit flavor. A balanced finish.


Wine Type
100% Chardonnay
No Oak. Aged on the lees for 8 months.

Pairs well with spicy cuisine, grilled chicken or fish or lightly seasoned pasta dishes.

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2017 Willowcroft Chardonnay Cold Steel - Virginia Wine of the Month Club

2017 Willowcroft Chardonnay Cold Steel - Virginia Wine of the Month Club

va wine month"Cold steel appropriately describes this fruit-foward vintage. presenting in the glass with a medium amber hue, aromas of figs and vanilla fill the nose. The sharp attack is the supported by Granny Smith apple undertones leading to midpalate pear, white grapefruit, early summer peach, and honeysuckle. The austere finish includes elements of pear and Green apple.
The wine feels built for shellfish or mediterranean salad as well a almost any chicken dish. Drinking nicely now, i do not anticiapte significant positive evolution with additional bottle aging.

Producer Information: Willowcroft Farm Vineyards

In the 1800’s, the land of WillowCroft Winery was planted as fruit orchards. Early Virginian farmers recognized the optimal growing landscape of the Catoctin Ridge along the Blue Ridge Mountains, ...
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