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2016 McIntyre Chardonnay "Santa Lucia Highlands"

McIntyre 2016 Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay

Winery: McIntyre

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Santa Lucia Highlands"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Lucia Highlands

State or country: CA

Price: $28

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90 (based on 2 reviews)

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

Review date: April 5, 2019

Wine Review: This dark yellow colored Chardonnay from McIntyre opens with a fragrant ripe pear, pineapple and oak bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, pleasantly acidic and rather juicy. The flavor profile is a Bosc pear with notes of almond and gentle oak. I also detected hints of lemon verbena and a touch of vanilla. The finish is dry and its flavors drift away nicely. This is a food friendly Chard and it would pair well with seared sea scallops over a Chardonnay creamed corn. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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