2005 Chehalem Chardonnay Ian's Reserve
One of the top Chardonnays we’ve made. Reminiscent of the best wines from the Chardonnay homeland, there are complex, fascinating Chablis-like herbal and mineral aromatics, spread with honey, citrus,...
International Wine CellarLight gold. Impressively complex aromas of tangerine, cantaloupe, iodine, toasty lees and smoked meat. Fleshy orchard fruit and melon flavors are braced by nervy minerality and complicated by candied flowers and musky peach pit. Gains sweetness on the impressively long finish but retains excellent focus.
Ken's Wine GuideThis wine was Ken’s favorite wine from our blind tasting of Oregon Chardonnays. This light yellow wine opens with a light buttery oak like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is smooth,...
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