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2010 Dala Chardonnay 750ml 5-Pack

Pineapple and star fruit notes play off just a hint of fresh cream, almonds and baked apples in this broad chardonnay, which shows zesty, enlivening acidity, providing lots of muscle. The firm acidity finds precision balance with the silky, mouthwatering texture and a long lingering finish. Finely tuned.  Pairs well with sole with a lemon beurre blanc, scallops wrapped with bacon on the barbecue or chicken cooked with cream and morels.

The word Dala in Apache language means, “ONE.” When you see the word Dala on one of Arizona Stronghold’s bottles of wine, you can always assume that the grapes they used to make that wine are of ONE varietal only. Hence, Dala Chardonnay is 100% Chardonnay.

Specs

List Price:
Winery Retail Price: $110.00
Average Shipping:  $19.00
Average Tax:   $5.25
Woot Shipping:  (-$5.00)
Total MSRP:   $129.25

 

  • Grapes: Chardonnay
  • Vineyards: Arizona Stronghold and Bonita Springs
  • Alcohol: 14.1%
  • Ageing: Neutral Oak
  • Cases: 800
  • Bottled: 5.15.2011
  • Winemakers: Eric Glomski and Tim White

2010 was a unique year for Arizona Stronghold. Mother Nature threw a couple of curve balls their way, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise. First, they suffered from some frost damage to their vineyards in May, which naturally reduced the crop load on both their white and red grapes, then after a heat spike or two in August, the ripening of the fruit was accelerated. The overall result lead to physiological ripeness achieved by less fruit on the vines, resulting in lower alcohol levels - thus darker, richer, riper, more balanced wines. They are very excited to share the wines of the 2010 vintage with you.

Winery Details

Arizona Stronghold

Founded:
2007
Owners:
Eric Glomski and Maynard James Keenan
Location:
Cottonwood, AZ
Founded in 2007 by winemakers Eric Glomski (Owner of Page Springs Cellars) and Maynard James Keenan (Owner of Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards & Orchards) Arizona Stronghold offers sustainably produced, award winning wine.  The Stronghold Wines brand is their newest creation.  Glomski and Keenan believe that great wine doesn’t have to be expensive; it doesn’t have to be pretentious; and it shouldn’t be hard to find.  It just has to be great and it has to be made by people that care.
 
Profiled in the award winning documentary “Blood Into Wine” and lavished with stunned praise by the likes of Wine Spectator and The Wall Street Journal, Arizona Stronghold is showing the world that a great Arizona wine can also be a great wine by any standard.
 
Nested in the center of historic Old Town Cottonwood, Arizona Stronghold’s Tasting Room is a perfect destination for wine enthusiasts of all kinds.  Guests can relax while enjoying some of the finest handcrafted wine that Arizona has to offer in a comfortable and inviting lounge atmosphere.  Enjoy Game Night Wednesdays, Live Music Friday’s and educational and exciting winemaker events. Come see why Arizona Stronghold really is “Redefining the Desert with High Elevation Wine.”

 

 

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