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2017 Rodney Strong Chardonnay "Blue Wing Vineyard"

Rodney Strong 2017 Blue Wing Chardonnay

Winery: Rodney Strong

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Blue Wing Vineyard"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Petaluma Gap

State or country: CA

Price: $25

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: September 26, 2020

Wine Review: This single vineyard Chardonnay from Rodney Strong is a medium yellow colored and opens with green apple, pineapple, toast and caramel aromas, along with grassy and floral notes. On the palate, it is fresh and clean, with medium-plus body and medium-plus acidity. I also found it to be round, creamy and balanced. The flavor profile is a mineral infused green apple, along with hints of lime zest, mild oak and caramel. The finish is mineral-driven and nicely extended. Open a bottle of this Chard with your weeknight grab-and-go rotisserie chicken. – Mark

Winemaker Notes: Our Petaluma Gap Chardonnay has aromas of pineapple, golden apple and hay. On the palate, this wine is bursting with honey crisp apple, fresh minerality and a creamy mouth feel, ending with a smooth, butterscotch finish. Enjoy this with an Asian salad, spicy seafood pasta or lemon garlic chicken.

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