1997 Simi Chardonnay
Simi's Chardonnay is charactized in every vintage by this silky texture and well balanced concentration of fruit and oak that follow through for a long, smooth finish. This vintage has special citris and apple notes in the aroma, and a fruit delicacy enhanced by the subtle vanilla nuances of oak. At the winery, the fruit was quickly pressed off its skins, then 48% of the juice was barrel fermented in French oak and 52% stainless steel fermented. After a secondary malolactic fermentation, the wine...
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 92 (good year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill<br/>
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rStrong oak