3 Ratings
Bedell Cellars Chardonnay Reserve

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Wine Description

(1997 Vintage) Our honey-vanilla nosed Chardonnay Reserve was fermented and then aged in French oak barrels for ten months-thus, spending its entire pre-bottling life in oak. It has great depth of flavor, and yet is not "over-oaked." An elegantly balanced wine it has an enticing aroma of honeysuckle. Best words to describe this wine are elegant, creamy, buttery, rich, smooth, sumptuous. This Chardonnay is the perfect partner for seafood dishes, especially lobster, shrimp and scallops. It also pairs beautifully ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (1988 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/90