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2017 Archery Summit Chardonnay "Eola-Amity Hills"

Archery Summit 2017 Chardonnay

Winery: Archery Summit

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Eola-Amity Hills"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Eola Amity Hills

State or country: OR

Price: $65

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 91 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: July 8, 2019

Wine Review: This pale straw-colored Chardonnay from Archery Summit is very good and shows some nice finesse. It opens with a musty pear bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, nicely balanced and elegant. The flavor profile is a gentle green apple with notes of mild minerality and faint new oak. I also detected a hint of pineapple in the background. The finish is dry and softly fades away. This Oregon Chard would pair well with a dish like rainbow trout with brown butter and almonds. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Our Dundee Hills Chardonnay embodies everything we’ve come to revere about this noble variety. The wine’s pronounced acidity is beautifully countered by an approachable freshness in the form of peach, nectarine, and candied citrus flavors. The warm nature of the Dundee Hills appellation affords a slightly round, rich texture, pulled taut by the highly influential volcanic soils and their signature offering of brightness and minerality.

Organic status: not organic

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