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2017 Chamisal Chardonnay "Sta. Rita Hills"

Chamisal 2017 Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay

Winery: Chamisal

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sta. Rita Hills"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Rita Hills

State or country: CA

Price: $35

Cases produced: 1,850

KWG Score: 92 (based on 4 reviews)

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

Review date: September 18, 2019

Wine Review: This yellow colored Chardonnay from Chamisal opens with an oak and pear bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied with pleasant plus acidity and a nice round mouthfeel. The flavor profile is a tasty oak influenced Anjou pear with notes of almond. I also detected a hint of lemon verbena. The finish is dry and lingers for quite a while. This Chard is food friendly and would pair well with Coquilles St. Jacques. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Aromas: Stone fruits, ripe pear, and jasmine
Flavors: Fuji apple, white peach, and toasted oak
Finish: Clean mineral finish with broad, expansive texture

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