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2018 Tolosa Chardonnay "1772"

Tolosa 2018 1772 Chardonnay

Winery: Tolosa

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "1772"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Edna Valley

State or country: CA

Price: $58

Cases produced: 1,330

KWG Score: 92.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: July 9, 2020

Wine Review: This well-balanced Chardonnay is a brilliant medium golden yellow color. It has a lovely creamy lemon, bosc pear, and wet stone bouquet, along with light florals and a hint of butterscotch. On the palate, it is medium bodied with medium-plus acidity. It is also velvety smooth, round, slightly creamy and very clean. I found flavors of white peach, lightly grilled nectarine, saline and nicely integrated minerality, with a touch of oak. The extended finish is chalky and dry. This Chard would pair well with a personal lobster pot pie. - Mark

Winemaker Notes: Color: Lemon yellow with silver and green highlights
On the Nose: Lemon curd, fresh tropical white pineapple, white stone fruit, an herbal note of thyme, honeycomb, and nutmeg with a hint of limestone.
On the Palate: Bright acidity floods the palate, showcasing notes of grapefruit, yellow peach pit, fresh cut flower stem, clove and a chalky minerality on the finish.

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