45 Ratings
Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

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Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) "Very pretty aromas of jasmine and rose petal come quickly back to more expected tropical fruits like pineapple, mango and a bit of pear. Roasted hazelnut is joined with nougat and almond butter, finishing with a touch of lime and lichee. The wine is medium weight, clean with a wonderful acid backbone, and it expands from your first sip to your last, offering flavors of citrus, grapefruit, lemon, pear and kumquat, with subtle vanilla bean and a bit of herbal mushroom, with a lingering, memorable ...

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
    (2006 Vintage) "Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine ( ) in the October 2010 issue. If somewhat citrusy and stiff
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) You can feel and taste the cool weather during this vintage in the citrusy acids, steely minerals and sleek, streamlined flavors of Meyer lemons and nectarines. Barrel fermentation adds needed richness. Good price for a dry, sophisticated Chardonnay.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.