Presqu'ile Winery

Presqu'ile Vineyard Chardonnay 2018

Ron R

Purchased without my usual research, and that may have been an error.
The finish departs off on a tangent, leaving your palate with a slight bitter note. All other elements are fine. Wifey likes it more than I do.

Day 2 and I need to consume a small portion of humble pie. Increased my score from 89 to 91. Much better today. Now warm, soft and very approachable. It’s a buy 😉
— 3 months ago

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Matt Perlman

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So does no olives = no northern Rhône? Because that would be ☹️
Ellen Clifford

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@Matt Perlman you know, I’ve never had a problem with it in N Rhône! I think it’s just actual olives I hate—maybe more a textural thing than a flavor thing. Cause I do love a good Cornas...so maybe I misspoke about this being the only olive thing I’ll associate with🤔hmmm


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