Original
4 Ratings
Marcassin Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

Wine Details

Vineyard

Marcassin

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

Ripe figs, honeysuckle, pear tart, and mineral notes are among the effusive aromas of this intense white, turning more tropical and vanilla-tinged on the palate, with cedary oak integrated among the copious layers of flavor. Bold and full-bodied, the rich and creamy mouthful finds finesse on the long finish.

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  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 96(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 126, May/June 2006 Medium yellow-green color. Lovely fruit-driven aromas of peach, lemon, pineapple and clove offer noteworthy complexity and excellent lift. Then fat, rich, dry and improbably full in the mouth, with harmonious acidity framing and lifting the nuanced flavors of pineapple, lemon, flowers, honeysuckle and stone. Finishes quite dry and extremely long, with an impression of underlying power. This ...
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 168
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05