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A Lovely 2009 Badger Mountain Organic Chardonnay, NSA

Washington Wine Goodness in a Blue Bottle
Badger Mountain Wine with Rustic French Inspired Dinner
This wine is produced using organic fruit and it is also a No Sulfites Added (NSA) organic wine. In 1990 Badger Mountain Vineyard became the first USDA Certified Organic wine grape vineyard in Washington State. Produced in the Columbia Valley AVA, Badger Mountain Wines benefit from an ideal location and climate, deep volcanic soil, and organic production – that’s win, win in my book.

I strongly recommend you buy this wine. It is reasonably priced around $10 (the blue bottle just makes it easy to recognize).  Friday evening, we enjoyed this wine with dinner I prepared; a rustic, herbed chicken with caramelized vegetables. This was a delectable food and wine pairing.

A balanced mineral core gives this wine a superb foundation. Lovely stone fruit flavors, mostly of pear are satisfyingly accompanied by a tasty baked bread finish. This wine is made from Organic grapes, NSA and a pleasure to drink. If you have never enjoyed an Organic, NSA wine, then you are in for a treat when you try this one. The screw cap ensures you'll be able to get to it easily.

Blend information
96% Certified Organic Chardonnay
4% Certified Organic Semillon
85% Badger Mountain Estate Vineyard Chardonnay, Columbia Valley
11% Arete Vineyard Chardonnay, Wahluke Slope
4% Badger Mountain Estate Vineyard Semillon, Columbia Valley
13% alcohol
5,000 cases produced

The Organic Chardonnay grapes were harvested at night to take advantage of the cooler temperatures, and ensuring higher quality (preventing fermentation from wild yeast). The Chardonnay had an average brix of 22.5. No malolactic fermentation was used for this wine.

Badger Mountain Vineyard & Powers Winery
1106 S. Jurupa St.
Kennewick, WA 99338
1-800-643-WINE
http://www.badgermtnvineyard.com/

I reviewed the 2008 Badger Mountain Organic Chardonnay NSA, in September 2009.

Cheers!

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