2012 Antech Chardonnay Vin de Pays d'Oc

SKU #1136424

La Maison Antech, located in the southern French region of the Languedoc, vinifies a lot of Chardonnay for their method traditionelle Cremant de Limoux cuvées, which should tip you off to the quality of this everyday-priced, Vin de Pays d'Oc Chardonnay. We know there's a lake of varietally-labeled wines from this huge region out there trying to get your attention with funny characters and domestic animals on the labels...We chose Antech Chardonnay for the dignified mix of quality to price it delivers. 13% abv.

Share |
Price: $9.99

Real Time Inventory by location:

The item you have chosen is not in stock in our retail stores or within our main warehouse.

Product turnaround time varies by location of inventory and your chosen method of shipping/pickup. For a detailed explanation click here.

Product Reviews:

Add your own review of this item

By: Mike Parres |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 5/29/2014  | Send Email
A superb candidate for a house white as it can be enjoyed on its own at the end of a long day, or with a variety of seafood, salad and light white meat dishes.

Additional Information:

Varietal:

Chardonnay

- It's hard to believe that up until about 30 years ago, this extremely popular varietal hid behind the veil of geographical names like Chablis and Puligny-Montrachet. Now grown all over the world and bottled by its varietal name, Chardonnay has achieved a level of branding unlike any other wine. Surprisingly, though, what you get when you buy Chardonnay can differ greatly from country to country and even within one country, depending on the climate where it's grown and how it is vinified and aged. From fresh, crisp and minerally with apple and lemon notes to rich and buttery with tropical fruit overtones, Chardonnay runs the gamut. In France's Burgundy, Chardonnay is the source of the prized wines of Chablis, Corton-Charlemagne, Mâcon, Meursault and Montrachet. It also the foundation of exceptional Champagne, where it is blended with Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier or vinified on its own into Blanc de Blancs. It is also extremely popular in California, and is gaining popularity in Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Spain and South Africa.
Country:

France

- When it comes to wine, France stands alone. No other country can beat it in terms of quality and diversity. And while many of its Region, Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne most obviously, produce wine as rare, as sought-after and nearly as expensive as gold, there are just as many obscurities and values to be had from little known appellations throughout the country. To learn everything there is to know about French wine would take a lifetime. To understand and appreciate French wine, one only has to begin tasting them. Click for a list of bestselling items from all of France.
Sub-Region:

Languedoc-Roussillon

Alcohol Content (%): 13