Original
118 Ratings
Acacia Chardonnay Carneros

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) The Carneros blend is full of what makes Carneros Chardonnay distinct. Regional aromas of grapefruit, ripe bananas, and pineapple are balanced with those of yeast, honey, vanilla, toasted coconut, and pie crust. Flavors of ripe tropical fruit, toasted oak, and yeast are suspended within a structure that is rich and lengthy. This is not a delicate wine by any means. Pair the 1997 Carneros Chardonnay with lighter pork or veal dishes, any fish or fowl, root vegetables and gratins, or any creamed pas...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) Mmmm, sugar and spice and everything nice! This 90 point wine has aromas of apricots, pears, apples and nutmeg. However, the flavors are bursting with an initial sweetness upon mouth entry and then transition into a kind of holiday spice. It lingers in the mouth afterwards for at least a minute, continuing to evolve, blend and delight! Acacia goes fantastically with sea bass, rigatoni with shiitake mushrooms, or even lighter fare such as crab and mango salad.