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2004 Medlock Ames Chardonnay "Bell Mountain Vineyard"

Chardonnay

Winery: Medlock Ames

Vintage: 2004

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bell Mountain Vineyard"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Alexander Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 100

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: September 23, 2006

Wine Review: The bouquet of this wine is mildly aromatic. On the palate, the wine is acidic and creamy. A nice balance of both. The wine finishes dry, crisp and with a zing. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A rich, opulent and fruit driven style balanced with fresh acidity. Only a tiny amount of this wine was produced (less than 100 cases) from a cooler site at Bell Mountain. Extensive fruit selection and gentle treatment at our gravity flow winery resulted in this pure expression of Chardonnay. A long fermentation in French oak barrels (70% new) helped compliment the heady fruit flavors resulting in a wine of great length and texture.

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