White Wine United States
Charles Woodson's 'Intercept' Chardonnay from Paso Robles
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Chardonnay from Paso Robles is so popular because it's a true interception for the taste buds! Charles Woodson, former NFL superstar, crafted this delicious and award-winning white wine to be full of flavor and complexity. With its crisp acidity and creamy texture, you'll find flavors of ripe apples and pear with hints of lemon. The oak aging adds a layer of vanilla and spice that makes this Chardonnay a touchdown in every glass. So grab a bottle today and enjoy an interception worthy wine experience!
A Little Trivia
Charles Woodson, former NFL player and wine producer, named his Intercept Chardonnay after his famous interception during the 2002 Super Bowl!
History of This Wine
Charles Woodson's 'Intercept' Chardonnay from Paso Robles was created in 2016, when Charles Woodson, a former NFL player and Heisman Trophy winner, partnered with Justin Smith of Justin Vineyards & Winery to create the wine. The Chardonnay is sourced from two vineyards in Paso Robles: Justin Vineyard and White Hawk Vineyard. The first vintage of 'Intercept' was released in 2017 and has since become a popular choice among wine lovers. Notable vintages include 2018, which won a Gold Medal at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, and 2019, which won a Silver Medal at the same competition.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Charles Woodson's 'Intercept' Chardonnay from Paso Robles is a medium-bodied white wine with notes of green apple, melon, and lemon. It pairs well with a variety of dishes, including creamy pastas, grilled fish, roasted chicken, and light cheeses. It also goes nicely with roasted vegetables like asparagus and mushrooms. For dessert, it pairs nicely with fruit tarts or custards.