Sonoma County Chardonnay

Mi Sueño Winery

Herrera Selección Perla Chardonnay 2014

Shay A
9.4

Part 1 of the final and main event for the Fall WNH. The most spectacular lineup of wines I’ve ever seen, and an overall wonderful ending to an amazing trip with fantastic people.

I made the mistake of enjoying this immediately after the Chablis-like Texture Chardonnay, so I was overwhelmed with the flavors. However, I revisited it later and actually quite enjoyed this. 32 months in oak! Very butterscotch dominant with smoked cashews and a touch of marzipan. It’s a big boy Chardonnay that holds its power well. Very unique. Thanks for the intro to this
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@David L - wow white wines r us would be overwhelmed- for a white wine this was powerful yet elegant
9.6

Peter Michael Winery

Belle Côte Chardonnay 2013

As I was showing up, this bottle had already been opened for about two hours and was right at its prime. Poured a lighter straw color into the glass. The nose was very heavily honeydew and melon with a hint of lemon. Hint of straw also in this nose. The front of this wine is powerful yellow fruit. Didn't get much of a tropical note. Didn't go more the direction of grapefruit as it did guava and pear. Finished strong. Full and in-your-face. I think that this is the first Belle Cote I've had the chance to have, and definitely didn't disappoint. I was definitely not wanting to open up a white wine to compete with this one! Drink or hold, as I feel that this one has another 5-7 years left and will probably develop quite nicely in that time frame. — 6 days ago

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Ferren Wines

Frei Road Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Arrived yesterday so it should be in perfect condition to drink, the recommended 30 minutes of storage before opening should be fine or was it 30 days🤔, either way great Chardonnay. Had another Far coast last week which was a jeb 100, I like this better. — 7 days ago

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I only ordered 1 of these so I’m going to let it sit a while, but thanks for popping one early!
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Who knew Gallo grapes were so good!👍🏽👍🏽
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Actually I think these are the Ernest Grapes

Kalin Cellars

Cuvée CH Sonoma County Chardonnay 1995

3rd time I’ve had the chance to try this wine which was released more than 20 years after the vintage. It’s a real stunner, showing some secondary characteristics but not oxidized. This is what great chardonnay can become with age, showing the awesome terroir of the Charles Heintz vineyard. — 4 days ago

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Aubert

CIX Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2015

Shay A
9.5

WNH event number 3...new world Pinot. Such a treat to experience the many different variations of Pinot!

To end the night, why not bring out an insane chard? Goodness. This is powerful and young. Lemon cream, toasted cashews, and meringue on the nose. The palate is rich and bold, with sharp acidity. Marzipan and nutmeg on the finish. Didn’t see who brought this, so let me know who brought this, guys!
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Kistler

Les Noisetiers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2016

Get past the reduction and there’s some beautiful lemon and herbal tea notes with solid crisp attack, stone fruit in the mid-palate and a bright medium finish. Lots to like with Hawaiian seafood dishes. — 3 days ago

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Hartford Family Winery

Hartford Court Chardonnay 2016

Ron R
9.4

Very impressed with this chard. Beautiful clarity on the nose. Baked pears and butterscotch notes transition seamlessly to the palate. Delicate spice and caramel bring home what is a super expression of Chardonnay, tilting more towards Burgundy than Sonoma. This is a buy by the case example!!! — 5 days ago

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In general I like their wines
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Agreed, @Hugh O'Riordan. I saw this for $25 on the shelf yesterday. I’m going back for a six-pack 🏃🏾‍♂️💨

Texturé

Lucky Well Vineyard Chardonnay 2016

Shay A
9.4

Part 1 of the final and main event for the Fall WNH. The most spectacular lineup of wines I’ve ever seen, and an overall wonderful ending to an amazing trip with fantastic people.

Chablis imitator! Goodness. Sharp and tart. Lemon zest, underripe tropical fruits, crushed rock and sea salt. Very impressed with the winemaking here, and I imagine this will be even better in 2-3yrs. Thanks for the intro,
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@Joe Lucca You’re the man. Thanks again for bringing this. Especially for introducing me to these wines. This was an old world style with a bit of new world splash! Thanks again buddy.
9.5
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@Joe Lucca - my white wine of the week
9.7

Hartford Court

Far Coast Vineyard Chardonnay 2015

Shay A
9.5

WNH event number 3...new world Pinot. Such a treat to experience the many different variations of Pinot!

The second of two white wines to get us started from
@Shawn R . After seeing the scores that this has received I’ve been curious to try...for the price, I’m impressed. Lemon tart, stone fruit and mango on the nose with a rich palate...not quite reductive...poached pear honeyed cashews.
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@Shay A Shay Looks like a great event, Cheers 🍷

Tongue Dancer

Bacigalupi Vineyard 2016

Shay A
9.4

WNH event number 3...new world Pinot. Such a treat to experience the many different variations of Pinot!

One of the 2 starter wines from
@Shawn R . Never even heard of this producer. The nose here is textbook bacigalupi with honeyed walnuts and tropical fruit. Nice acidity and a touch on the lighter side compared to the Hartford Court is was enjoyed with.
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