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2001 Chateau Souverain Sonoma County Chardonnay
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2001 Chateau Souverain Sonoma County Chardonnay

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Brilliant light yellow-straw color with an open aroma reminiscent of fresh nectarine and spicy apple pie - classic varietal characteristics for Chardonnay from cool climate growing areas. Barrel fermentation in French oak coupled with full malolactic conversion has yielded a multi-faceted wine, adding aromas and flavors of fresh toast, cream and honey to the primary fruit. Modest acidity and medium-full body help drive an overall impression of richness in the lingering finish. "High-toned fruit ...

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Brilliant light yellow-straw color with an open aroma reminiscent of fresh nectarine and spicy apple pie - classic varietal characteristics for Chardonnay from cool climate growing areas. Barrel fermentation in French oak coupled with full malolactic conversion has yielded a multi-faceted wine, adding aromas and flavors of fresh toast, cream and honey to the primary fruit. Modest acidity and medium-full body help drive an overall impression of richness in the lingering finish. "High-toned fruit ...

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  • Wine Spectator
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)

    Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill