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Rombauer Vineyards Chardonnay Carneros
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Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2006 Vintage) Number 56 on the Wine.com 100 of 2007!Rombauer Vineyards' 2006 Carneros Chardonnay is rich and full-bodied with peach, apple, and mango aromas and flavors. The creamy texture of asian pears and peaches glides across the palate and the light oak tones highlight the wine's complex and lingering finish. "We have a particular style that we’ve developed with that wine. I wouldn’t call it buttery per se, but it is rich. Maybe some people might think it has buttery descriptors. We say it’s fruit forwar...

Expert Reviews
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  • Planet Grape
    (2014 Vintage) Creamy and luscious with trademark notes of pina colada, ripe banana, maple, nutmeg, french toast, and men's cologne.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/98
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) This creamy, oak-sweetened wine displays plenty of appley fruit by way of attractive varietal character and sports a racy touch of balancing acidity that keeps it light on its feet and refreshingly vital. It will succeed equally well as a partner to richer chicken dishes as it does to broiled or grilled fish, and it is perfectly suited to near-term enjoyment.
  • Wine Buyer
    (2009 Vintage) Rombauer Vineyards' 2006 Carneros Chardonnay is rich and full-bodied with peach, apple, and mango aromas and flavors. The creamy texture of asian pears and peaches glides across the palate and the light oak tones highlight the wine's complex and lingering finish.