The Ethos bottling is the reserve-level Chardonnay for Ste. Michelle, generally done in a style that shows ripe, tropical fruit and plenty of buttery, toasty oak flavors. It's a popular style, emphasizing flavors of banana, peach, papaya and vanilla custard.
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