William Hill Estate Winery

Bench Blend Napa Valley Chardonnay

8.949 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
Napa Valley, 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
Erin Winter

Toasty, bready, tasted so full like its own course. I loved the strong oaky goodness but it isn't for everyone. Gotta get bench blend

Toasty, bready, tasted so full like its own course. I loved the strong oaky goodness but it isn't for everyone. Gotta get bench blend

3 people found it helpfulOct 9th, 2015
Jeanette Rodriguez

Great tasting at the William hill estate winery

Great tasting at the William hill estate winery

2 people found it helpfulSep 9th, 2015
Brad Hemmer

Creme brûlée, toasted oak, apple, pear.

Creme brûlée, toasted oak, apple, pear.

2 people found it helpfulJan 21st, 2014
Isaac Pirolo

2012 Napa/Sonoma closeout Chardonnay face-off. If you were going to make a movie theater popcorn flavor of chewing gum, you’d want to drink the William Hill before you started just to make sure you got it right. It’s a Willy Wonka expression of malolactic fermentation. The Iron Horse brings more precision along with more restraint. Focused stone fruit infused with lemongrass and lychee lead the way to a lime and mineral driven finish.

2012 Napa/Sonoma closeout Chardonnay face-off. If you were going to make a movie theater popcorn flavor of chewing gum, you’d want to drink the William Hill before you started just to make sure you got it right. It’s a Willy Wonka expression of malolactic fermentation. The Iron Horse brings more precision along with more restraint. Focused stone fruit infused with lemongrass and lychee lead the way to a lime and mineral driven finish.

1 person found it helpfulDec 5th, 2017
Lisa

Dry and oaky but with a slight crisp sweetness.

Dry and oaky but with a slight crisp sweetness.

1 person found it helpfulJul 25th, 2017
Audrey Gibson

Usually don't go for the Chardonnay, but this puppy I'm coming back to. Warning: not as good if too cold

Usually don't go for the Chardonnay, but this puppy I'm coming back to. Warning: not as good if too cold

1 person found it helpfulMar 21st, 2017
Deborah Peart

The aroma is a mixture or florals and citrus. The taste is fantastic! Toasted caramels with a hint of spice.

The aroma is a mixture or florals and citrus. The taste is fantastic! Toasted caramels with a hint of spice.

1 person found it helpfulJan 20th, 2017
Margarita Martinez

Smell and taste a lot of butterscotch and smelled a lot of baked apple

Smell and taste a lot of butterscotch and smelled a lot of baked apple

1 person found it helpfulMay 12th, 2016
KFB

I really enjoyed this one. It had all the qualities i love in a chardonnay: buttery, oaky & not too heavy. Picked this up at Wegmans in NJ for about $38

I really enjoyed this one. It had all the qualities i love in a chardonnay: buttery, oaky & not too heavy. Picked this up at Wegmans in NJ for about $38

Jun 27th, 2019
Ruth Barnard

A Gallo wine. Great for everyday drinking.

A Gallo wine. Great for everyday drinking.

Feb 4th, 2018