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2006 Tor Kenward Family Wines Chardonnay Durell Vineyard Wente Clone Sonoma Valley
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About Tor Kenward Family Wines

In 27 years at Beringer, Tor Kenward learned a lot, and met a lot of people. He learned so much that upon his retirement in 2001, he decided to open his own cellar, TOR Kenward Family Wines...

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2006 Tor Kenward Family Wines Chardonnay Durell Vineyard Wente Clone Sonoma Valley

Producer: Tor Kenward Family Wines
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Chardonnay
Origin: California
Region: Other California
Appellation: Carneros

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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2008

($53) Bright, pale yellow. Stone fruits, musky lees, cinnamon and minerals on the nose, all lifted by a note of menthol. Lush and strong in extract but with a light touch, offering fresh, rather cool flavors of lemon and stone. At once dense and lively. Finishes dry in a positive way, with sneaky length.

92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Carneros

Carneros straddles the borders of the Napa and Sonoma Valleys on the north coast of San Pablo Bay. This appellation has thin soils and receives little rainfall. As the sun heats up the vineyards and mountainsides of Napa Valley to the north, the rising hot air draws cool air and fog over Carneros from the ba
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Chardonnay

The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
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