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107 Ratings
Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Chardonnay

Wine Details

Wine Description

(1999 Vintage) Ripe and concentrated fruit flavors are accented by mocha, coffee and slight cedar notes in the background. Vanilla and carmel are picked up in the long finish.Alcohol: 14.4%

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) Muted elements of green apples and Meyer lemons are overlain by ample oak and distinct notes of butter in both the aromas and flavors of this medium-full-bodied effort. While it makes a certain stab at complexity, the wine comes up a bit soft and dull in the mouth, and it is one for drinking rather than keeping.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2005 Vintage) This producer consistently produces Very Good wine at this tier. The bouquet of this wine is a bit shy. On the palate, the wine has slight vanilla and oak flavors. The mouthfeel is slightly creamy...
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Nov-04
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 154 on Aug-04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/04