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Carneros Chardonnay

8.8148 ratings
8.711 pro ratings
Carneros, North Coast, California, USA
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Michael Chelus

Apple, lemon candy, honey, cedar, dried apricot and oak. Good acidity and balance.

Apple, lemon candy, honey, cedar, dried apricot and oak. Good acidity and balance.

Jun 25th, 2018
Joe Herrig

A lot lighter on its feet than the 2012. Acid, less barrel, less ML. Won't rate, since I sell it...

A lot lighter on its feet than the 2012. Acid, less barrel, less ML. Won't rate, since I sell it...

1 person found it helpfulJul 20th, 2015
Lauren Young

Buttery at first sip but then flatter, wouldn't go out of my way for but ok-2012 vintage

Buttery at first sip but then flatter, wouldn't go out of my way for but ok-2012 vintage

1 person found it helpfulJul 2nd, 2015
James McFadyen

Wine Consultant and Allocation Specialist at Spec's

8.7

Well made and quaffable.

Well made and quaffable.

1 person found it helpfulMay 4th, 2015
John Hyde

Golden color. Big Calif toasted butterscotch style Chardonnay. Well made but not my favorite style.

Golden color. Big Calif toasted butterscotch style Chardonnay. Well made but not my favorite style.

1 person found it helpfulNov 21st, 2013
Mike Steffel

Good balance.

Good balance.

Jul 24th, 2016
J D
8.1

Creamy Chard

Creamy Chard

May 16th, 2014
Alana Gentry

Smooth creamy and yet light touch. A rare Chardonnay. Carneros did good in 2012. Costco under $20 my new house white.

Smooth creamy and yet light touch. A rare Chardonnay. Carneros did good in 2012. Costco under $20 my new house white.

Feb 17th, 2014
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Hiroshi Tominaga

ANA gift. Served in first class. Good. Retail price around ¥10,000.

ANA gift. Served in first class. Good. Retail price around ¥10,000.

Jun 23rd, 2019