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2017 Fritz Winery Chardonnay "Russian River Valley"

Fritz 2017 Russian River Chardonnay

Winery: Fritz Winery

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Russian River Valley"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Russian River Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $30

Cases produced: 550

KWG Score: 91.5 (based on 2 reviews)

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

Review date: June 8, 2020

Wine Review: This deep yellow colored Chardonnay opens with a fragrant Pina colada bouquet with hints of oak. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied, slightly acidic and a little zesty. The flavor profile is a pineapple and pear blend with notes of nicely integrated minerality and oak. I also detected hints of mild butterscotch as well. The finish is dry and its flavors subtly drift away. This Chard is a rich style. As a result, I would pair it with lobster bisque with a splash of sherry. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Minerally richness accents the green apple, citrus, and gooseberry flavors, supported by zesty acidity. The savory finish is crunchy and features hints of anise.

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