33 Ratings
Sonoma-Cutrer Chardonnay The Cutrer

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) Ideal for sharing with friends as a chill returns to the air, this wine is richly textured with a lovely creamy richness and bright acidity that leads to a long, flavorful, crisp finish. Note those favorite fall flavors such as peach, caramel and baked apple. Complex aromas of Golden Delicious Apple, white peach, and nectarine are accented with nougat, honeydew, and brown sugar. Flavors of peach, apple, and crème brûlée ​meld with hints of butterscotch, caramel, warm pie crust, and baked apple with a light touch of vanilla and oak spice.

Winemaker's Notes

"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 ...