My wife’s birthday is this week, and Aubert is her favorite. I’d like to let the ‘17s rest a bit more, but when that’s all that is available at the house...
As I’ve noted previously, I think Aubert’s 2017 Chardonnays are, for the most part, more accessible than normal, and this did nothing to dissuade me from that line of thinking. If putting this in the lineup in regards to favorites and comparisons, I think this slots in towards the back-middle of the lineup, ahead of LH&S and Hudson, but just behind Eastside. It seems to be a marriage of Hudson (ripe, juicy, yellow fruits and herbs), & Eastside (more sea salt, streak of herb crusted stone fruits, lemon cream). What stood out to me on this was how tart it was...there was more lemon tang here than any of the other Aubert chards in the portfolio, with added oyster shell. While I think this will obviously get “different”, I’m not sold it gets better with age. It’s very giving now. — 13 days ago
Good wine. — 6 days ago
Very yummy. Would be so perfect with dessert or blue cheese. Maybe apple pie with cheddar. — 14 days ago
Nice! I usually don’t purchase white wines unless I decide to buy for holiday dinner like Thanksgiving. I decided on this bottle today on a whim. I was at my local liquor store and saw the label on this bottle. The label caught my attention, also I was eating salmon nigiri tonight and wanted to pair a white wine with it. Both together was beautifully paired. I’m not going to lie, I like this! I will get this next time I am thinking of getting white wine. Oh, btw, I’m a red wine type of girl. 😬 — 24 days ago
Dark color, oaky, very smooth, deep ripe fruit. Leather nose. Solid. — 24 days ago