Napa Winemaker JL WOOD targets current and past chardonnay drinkers
Emphasizes distinctive flavor profiles, quality and durability
OAKVILLE, CA., June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — JL WOOD, a small, family-owned winery, has entered the US wine market as a Chardonnay specialist, with a focus on making distinctive ready-to-drink luxury wines.
Departure June 12, 2022, JL WOOD will ship three Chardonnay wines. All wines are made from grapes grown on a single estate, the JL Wood Ranch in the famous Monterey central region California. All wines are fully fermented with no added sugar or malolactic fermentation. They were produced under the direction of Edouard Filice. Ed produces award-winning wines in the major wine districts of California for over 40 years.
New Chardonnay, Arroyo Seco 2021 is a modern version of Chardonnay. Fresh and innovative, the wine exhibits stunning tropical fruit and citrus flavors balanced by a refreshing freshness. The wine spent no time on oak and was bottled early to capture the fruit esters. Ideal with charcuterie, cheese, fruit and rich or spicy dishes.
First Chardonnay, Arroyo Seco 2021 is sophisticated, smooth and nuanced with a long signature finish. A delicious expression of balanced fruit and freshness with palate-pleasing notes of vanillin, spice and toasty oak. Versatile in all circumstances.
Chardonnay without oak, Arroyo Seco 2021 is a clean, clear expression of fruit and balanced acidity with a long, characteristic finish. Its complexity lies in its simplicity. Goes well with spicy dishes, cheeses, meats, fish and succulent desserts.
Paul MorrissonManaging Director of JL WOOD, summarizes the value proposition: “We pride ourselves on offering luxury Chardonnay wines at an affordable price. Chardonnay is an incredible grape variety and we want our consumers to be wowed by their experience.”
“Our goal is to boldly create an interesting wine that will redefine what we think of Chardonnay and recapture consumers who have drifted towards other white grape varieties. Fruit intensity, freshness, minimal processing and versatility of pairings are top priorities in winemaking.
“We are not going to dissipate our focus by making a long list of different wines or varietals. What we offer the modern high-end consumer is the result of an intense specialization on creating a delicious range of flavor profiles. of Chardonnay.”
“And, most importantly, we’re solely focused on wine – we don’t operate destination locations, restaurants or resorts.”
Paul continues: “We are also very attentive to the attention paid by our consumers to the environment. Having farmed the same land for over 100 years, we think about sustainability and our carbon footprint in everything we do. We plan the “health” of our vineyards over multi-year periods, work smart to minimize energy consumption, use web-connected crop sensors, drip irrigate all vines and use nature itself , such as cover crops and pest-hunting owls to minimize inputs. Dispatch. Our vineyards and wineries are certified sustainable.”
All wines will be available from select distributors, retailers and restaurants.
Consumers will be able to order wines by direct delivery to their homes via JLWOODwine.com in states such as California, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, Texas, Florida, Georgia, North CarolinaCC, New York, Massachusetts, Illinoisand Michigan. The website includes a blog, Inside Modern Wine, and a photo gallery of our wineries and wineries.
Paul MorrissonGeneral director
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