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2017 La Crema Chardonnay "Monterey"

La Crema 2017 Monterey Chardonnay

Winery: La Crema

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Monterey"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Monterey County

State or country: CA

Price: $20

Cases produced: 100,000

KWG Score: 89.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: September 11, 2019

Wine Review: This medium butter yellow colored wine has a rich bouquet of pear, lime and white peach with notes of butter and honeycomb. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with medium plus acidity. It is also supple and slightly creamy, with flavors of pear, pineapple, and vanilla. I also detected some nicely integrated minerality and a hint of baking spice. This finish is clean and elongated. It would pair well with pan seared sea bass. - Mark

Winemaker Notes: On the nose, Meyer lemon, passionfruit, grilled pineapple and guava. Nectarine, papaya and crisp lemon-tangerine notes are complimented by touch of spice and complexing minerality on the palate.

Organic status: not organic

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