Original
80 Ratings
Newton Vineyard Unfiltered Chardonnay
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Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) 2013 Unfiltered Chardonnay reflects the opulence and profound intensity of the vintage with rich complex and vibrant fruit flavors balanced by savory barrel fermentation influences. The aromas of grapefruit, honey, vanilla, brioche and apricot are fresh and inviting. The palate is intense and powerful with rich fig and pear fruit flavors balanced by subtle creamy oak, nutty savory notes and a long lingering finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2013 Vintage) 2013 Unfiltered Chardonnay reflects the opulence and profound intensity of the vintagewith rich complex and vibrant fruit flavors balanced by savory barrel fermentationinfluences. The aromas of grapefruit, honey, vanilla, brioche and apricot are freshand inviting. The palate is intense and powerful with rich fig and pear fruit flavorsbalanced by subtle creamy oak, nutty savory notes and a long lingering finish.

While most people think of Chardonnay as a fish and fowl wine, we like to pair it withthe unexpected: a grilled veal chop or pork tenderloin. Of course it's also deliciouswith mushroom dishes of all sorts and one of our favorites is risotto with chanterellesand shitakes.

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator