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106 Ratings
Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Chardonnay

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Wine Description

(2006 Vintage) "The warmth of the Wahluke Slope consistently producesChardonnays with an appealing tropical fruit character. The2006 bottling delivers pineapple, butterscotch, and vanillaaromas with notes of brow...

(2006 Vintage) Wine & Spirits 92

(2006 Vintage) The Wine News 91

Expert Reviews
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  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2005 Vintage) This producer consistently produces Very Good wine at this tier. The bouquet of this wine is a bit shy. On the palate, the wine has slight vanilla and oak flavors. The mouthfeel is slightly creamy...
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) Muted elements of green apples and Meyer lemons are overlain by ample oak and distinct notes of butter in both the aromas and flavors of this medium-full-bodied effort. While it makes a certain stab at complexity, the wine comes up a bit soft and dull in the mouth, and it is one for drinking rather than keeping.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 154 on Aug-04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/04