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2017 Decoy Chardonnay "Sonoma County"

Decoy 2017 Chardonnay

Winery: Decoy

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sonoma County"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Sonoma County

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 90,000

KWG Score: 89 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: September 4, 2019

Wine Review: This light straw-colored Chardonnay from Decoy opens with a faint pear bouquet with a hint of butterscotch. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and easy to drink. The flavor profile is a poached pear and butterscotch blend with notes of vanilla oak. The finish is dry and it lingers nicely. This Chard is a crowd pleaser and would be a nice glass pour option. I would pair it with chicken cordon bleu. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This enticing Chardonnay offers vibrant layers of green apple, white peach and honeysuckle, as well as hints of cinnamon. On the palate, a supple texture from sur lie aging is balanced by bright natural acidity, which adds poise and length to the lush, pure fruit flavors.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Decoy 2017 Chardonnay.

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