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2006 Truchard Chardonnay "Estate"

Truchard 2006 Chardonnay

Winery: Truchard

Vintage: 2006

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Estate"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Carneros

State or country: CA

Price: $30

Cases produced: 3,232

KWG Score: 91.2 (based on 5 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: February 12, 2009

Wine Review: This light yellow colored Chardonnay was clearly the best Chard we tried at this years Boston Wine Expo. It opens with a light vanilla oak like bouquet with a hint of banana. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, creamy, and very well balanced with delicious light lemon flavors. We also detected some infused light oak and butter flavors as well with a dash of spice. The finish is dry and nicely refreshing. We felt this wine would pair nicely with brie or turkey. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Intense aromas of tropical fruit, lemon zest, and fresh pear; combined with fig, vanilla, and spice. The mouth is rich - filled with bright flavors of wildflower honey, green apple, and nutmeg. Firm acidity provides a bright finish of citrus, mineral, and toasted oak.

Organic status: not organic

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