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- Pleasant aromas of green apples, pear and lemon curd with a subtle mineral quality. It offers flavors of bright citrus fruit (lemon, mandarin orange) and finishes with a light chalky, smoky note.
Even though they talked about reducing the influence of oak in their chardonnays 10 years ago, American winemakers nevertheless heaped the oak on poor, innocent chardonnay grapes. Who could blame them? The American wine drinking pubic loved the creamy, vanilla, buttery effect imparted by oak in their chardonnays. For the most part, they still enjoy these awkward, out-of-balance, food un-friendly wines.
All this makes the 10th anniversary of NO Vineyards and Winery this year that much more amazing. The brainchild of Atlanta residents Hank and Kathy Bremer, NO Wines make chardonnays and sauvignon blancs without oak (NO ostensibly stands for No Oak). Without the influence of