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2018 Hartford Court Chardonnay "Russian River Valley"

Hartford Court 2018 Russian River Valley Chardonnay

Winery: Hartford Court

Vintage: 2018

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: 17,000

KWG Score: 92.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: July 21, 2020

Wine Review: This light-yellow colored Chardonnay opens with a musty oak, lemon and pineapple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied and slightly acidic. The flavor profile is an oak influenced baked apple and Bosc pear blend with notes of ginger and cooking spices. I also detected hints of almond butter and chamomile tea. The finish is dry and its flavors linger for quite a while. This rich and flavorful Chard would pair well with lobster bisque. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: The 2018 Hartford Court Russian River Valley Chardonnay offers subtle aromas of jasmine flower, citrus oil, green apple and pear. The elegant aromatics are complemented by fresh kiwi, lemon drop and green apple flavors. The fruit focused mid-palate is followed by subtle mineral notes and a hint of crystallized ginger in the finish.

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