2017 Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay

Far Niente Winery (Napa Valley)

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Far Niente Winery produces the 2017 Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay ($85.04), a white wine from Napa Valley based on chardonnay of 2017 and presents an alcohol content of 14.3%. Drinks&Co users rate this white wine with 4 out of 5 points.

Technical sheet · Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2017
Appellation:Napa Valley (California (region),United States)
Winery: Far Niente Winery
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 14.3%

Description · Far Niente Winery

2017 Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay (Chardonnay)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Pale yellow.
  • Nose: melon aroma, sweet citrus and white flowers, with hints of yeast and toasted oak.
  • Mouth: ripe flavors and citrus acidity. persistent and bitter end, sage and spicy aftertaste.

APPELLATION: Napa Valley

VINEYARD: Far Niente winery was founded in 1885 by John Benson, uncle of the famous American Impressionist painter Winslow Homer, against a hill in western Oakville, California. It flourished until the beginning of Prohibition in 1919, when allowed to fall into disrepair. In 1979, Gil Nickel bought the winery and the adjacent vineyard and began a three-year restoration of the property. 1982 marks the return of winemaking at Far Niente, while the vintages 1979, 1980 and 1981 occurred in a place outside the site. Today, the winery is still only producing these two varieties.

GRAPES: Chardonnay

AGING fermentation barrels and 95% in steel tanks 5%. No malolactic fermentation. Aging on the lees for 10 months in French oak barrels.

PREPARATION: mix of excellent vineyards of Napa Valley, many of which are located in Coombsville, a region located in the rolling countryside and protected by the hills east of the city of Napa. The vines are grown in this area for over 30 years. Coombsville offers the characteristic climate of Carneros, with less wind, deep loamy soil and well drained soil, and volcanic ash soils.

Pairing: suinre meat, fish, poultry.

ALCOHOL: 14.3%

Far Niente Winery

Far Niente, from an Italian phrase that romantically translated means “without a care”. Far Niente was founded in 1885. It functioned as a gravity flow winery, gently moving the grapes through each stage of production. 1982 marked the harvest of the winery’s first Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay...

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Blanco & Gomez  Wine Merchants INT

Posted on at 17.24

4/5

Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017

This wine opens with delicate aromas of citrus blossom, honeydew melon, pear, flint and toasted almonds. The palate is silky with pear and citrus flavours. Refreshing acidity leads to a juicy finish, layered with toasted oak.

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Stewart Torres

Posted on at 17.14

4 /5

Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017

TASTING NOTES:View: Pale yellow.Nose: melon aroma, sweet citrus and white flowers, with hints of yeast and toasted oak.Mouth: ripe flavors and citrus acidity. persistent and bitter end, sage and spicy aftertaste.APPELLATION: Napa ValleyVINEYARD: Far Niente winery was founded in 1885 by John Benson, uncle of the famous American Impressionist painter Winslow Homer, against a hill in western Oakville, California. It flourished until the beginning of Prohibition in 1919, when allowed to fall into disrepair. In 1979, Gil Nickel bought the winery and the adjacent vineyard and began a three-year restoration of the property. 1982 marks the return of winemaking at Far Niente, while the vintages 1979, 1980 and 1981 occurred in a place outside the site. Today, the winery is still only producing these two varieties.GRAPES: ChardonnayAGING fermentation barrels and 95% in steel tanks 5%. No malolactic fermentation. Aging on the lees for 10 months in French oak barrels.PREPARATION: mix of excellent vineyards of Napa Valley, many of which are located in Coombsville, a region located in the rolling countryside and protected by the hills east of the city of Napa. The vines are grown in this area for over 30 years. Coombsville offers the characteristic climate of Carneros, with less wind, deep loamy soil and well drained soil, and volcanic ash soils.Pairing: suinre meat, fish, poultry.ALCOHOL: 14.3%
Laureen Thomas

Posted on at 20.04

4 /5

Far Niente Estate Bottled Chardonnay 2017

An elegant Napa Valley but with a very deep dense colour. Far Niente Estate Bottled Chardonnay recalls white fruit.Very fresh taste.
To enjoy between meals.
Brought by a friend and I opened it with him.
Elisabeth Wilshire

Posted on at 20.04

4 /5

Far Niente Winery Napa Valley Chardonnay 2017

Clear hints of jasmine. I liked the acidity of 2017.
A wine to enjoy without any pretensions.

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