Sonoma County Chardonnay

Edge Hill

Bacigalupi Vineyard Chardonnay 2012

Mike R
9.4

@Martin G Rivard - HFIC - you are coolest badass I know - this gift is beyond appreciation and rhonda and I are so grateful

I still feel like this is one of the top 5 Napa chards our there - just really hits the long week over Friday relax time feelings I have - thank you kind sir and in the words of the initial Godfather where Luca Brasi says (or paraphase)

“Don Corleone (aka HFIC) on this day you gift me this Edge Hill Chard, I wish you have more bottles show up in your cellar as masterful and as magnificent as this wine sir and I pledge that I will give my undivided attention and devotion to you and the WNH group forever”

I think it went like that -😂🍷👏👍❤️
— 5 days ago

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Incredible wine! This 12 is spectacular. @Martin G Rivard @Mike R Miss you guys!
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@David L Miss You too bud!. We will see you sooner rather than later!
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@Martin G Rivard We certainly hope so!!

Semper Wines

Fort Ross Ex Orbis Terrarum Chardonnay 2016

16’ Semper Tuck Beckstoffer Fort Ross Chardonnay.
Gold in color. The palate has orange blossom, poached pear, green apple, lime notes!?? Discrete oak. Light acidity. A Chardonnay fruit bomb. No need to hold. Pop & pour.
— 5 days ago

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@Ron R We thought so.
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I’m drinking some below-the-radar stuff now. But will do dinner with Wifey and get after something good. Thinking of you and yours @David L
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@Ron R Right back at you buddy.

Aubert

Lauren Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Same as Simon saw - cloudy, crystals and if there is not residual sugar in this than someone put a sugar cube in my glass when I wasn’t looking. — 3 days ago

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My favorite chard of theirs

Ferren Wines

Frei Road Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Damn this was nice. Only got a few sips, unfortunately. Love the nose with Pears, boiled apples, lychee fruit, and just the right amount of oak spice. Can tell this winemaker was at Marcassin for so long. Can’t wait to see what this becomes in a few years. Thanks to Antonio for turning me on to this. — 3 days ago

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Been wanting to try these chards

Texturé

Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2015

15’ Texture Sonoma Coast Chardonnay. Citrusy, tart, creaminess. Lemon meringue pie comes to mind/a touch of yellow Lifesaver. A full- figure spectrum of flavors & textures. Couldn’t compare it to anything else. — 2 days ago

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@David L : It’s the ‘14 that I have! Just one to give it a try.
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@Shay A Lucky , I wish had a 14 . So good!
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@David L Good idea my friend. Will open one this weekend when I get home! Notes to come.

Sojourn

Durell Vineyard Chardonnay 2013

Medium gold color. Massive oak, with some butterscotch, perfume, and lime on the nose. Palate is drenched with more butterscotch, butter, popcorn, and coconut. Tiny finish. Feels like I'm sitting at the movies!!! I like it, but don't love it. A touch too much OH as well. Definitely doesn't lack body or flavor. — 10 days ago

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Aubert

CIX Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2015

An amazing tasting of all eight Aubert single-vineyard Chardonnays from the 2015 vintage. All were really terrific. Hard to pick a favorite. Thanks @Aaron Hamrock for putting this together! — 8 days ago

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🙌🏼
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Bravo gents
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Looks like fun waiting to happen!!

Montagne Russe

Silver And Gold Chardonnay Black Knight Vineyard 2015

15’ Montagne Russe Silver and Gold Chardonnay. Holy mother. This is a beast of a wine.
Butterscotch, Banana foster👍, apricots.
Creamy finish with flavors such as caramelized peaches and custard. This wine is not everyone. If you enjoy Rombauer Club Selection Chardonnay $65 .
Bingo you’re a winner.
— 5 days ago

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Paul Treadway Huntington Beacher Bum

Paul Treadway Huntington Beacher Bum

Edge hill style? Or Bevan?
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14 Bevan for sure. It’s a bit better. Not quite as good as the 13 Bevan. IMO. I’ll open another bottle in a few months.

Freeman Vineyard & Winery

Ryo-fu Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2015

15 Freeman Ryo- Fu Chardonnay. Combination of Keefer & Heintz Ranch Vineyards.
Golden in color. Lily’s and ginger on the nose. The palate has come together in the last eight months. It’s full of a splash of creamy tiramisu, lemon zest, ginger, slight influence of oak. Mostly mid & back palate. Complexity on the back palate is 👍. Nothing quite like this on the market. Drinking better than it did this past fall. Curious to see if the front palate will come together by years end.
— 7 days ago

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Great pic!
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@Jason Brater My Downstairs fireplace. Love my basement.
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Nothing beats a good basement.

Robert Young Estate Winery

Chardonnay 2017

@Delectable Wine this is Robert Young SB, first year of release. It is not the Chard and there has been a label redesign. It is not in the database.

I screwed up, in the fact that I only bought two of these. Being an "inaugural release" of a SB from one of my favorite Sonoma County producers, I wasn't sure what to expect. Well, now I'm wishing I had a whole bunch more. Poured a lighter straw color into the glass. The nose is lemon rind, tiny bit of herb. The entry is more of a lemon meringue with very sharp acidity. Definitely lighter up front, but builds more of a creme brulee type of density on the finish. Very good QPR here as well.
— 11 days ago

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Nice note