Bernardus winery planted Ingrid’s Vineyard in 1999 at the same time Bernardus Lodge was being built. The vineyard was to be both a source of high quality grapes for the winery and also a beautiful entry way to the Lodge. It was originally planted to one acre of Pinot Noir and six acres of Chardonnay. Bernardus founder Ben Pon
appreciates wine as an art form that transcends the ordinary. His dream is to create wines of exceptional quality and astounding taste. The Bernardus estate vineyards of Marinus and Featherbow Ranch are located in the Cachagua region of the Carmel Valley.
Looking for a perfect expression of Monterey Chardonnay? Try Bernardus! It shows complex aromas of ripe apple and pear accented by notes of crème brûlée. On the palate, the texture is rich and full-bodied, exhibiting intense flavors which mirror the aromas along with notes of citrus, fig and mineral, supported by a long, crisp finish.
"This trim, subtle and silky Chardonnay features clean, refreshing core flavors of green apple and citrus, revealing an underlying measure of elegance and finesse. Drink now."
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