1997 Simi Chardonnay Sonoma County
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92 Ratings
1997 Simi Chardonnay Sonoma County

Winemaker's Notes

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...

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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...

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