YARDEN Chardonnay Odem 2018
The 2018 Yarden Chardonnay Odem Organic Vineyard is produced entirely from grapes harvested from the Odem Vineyard. This vineyard is located at an elevation of just under 1,200 meters (3,900 feet), making it the highest and coolest vineyard in all of Israel.
The vineyard has been farmed organically since 1998, and has produced exceptional Chardonnay since its first planting in 1989. The wine fermented and aged sur lie in French oak barrels for seven months.
The 2018 Yarden Chardonnay Odem Organic Vineyard displays aromatic pear, lemon, tropical fruit and mineral notes, rounded out with hints of croissant and flowers.
This flavorful yet elegant single-vineyard Chardonnay exhibits full body with a tasty lingering finish.
Ready to drink upon release, the wine should continue improving in the bottle for some three years from vintage, and stay in good drinking condition for up to eight years from vintage. Try pairing the wine with pan-seared salmon, chicken with Chardonnay sauce, or savory