Original
54 Ratings
Chalk Hill Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Our Sonoma Coast Chardonnay is light golden in color and displays expressive fruit aromas of yellow apple and tropical fruit complexed by toasty vanilla and crème brulee. The bouquet is pure and direct with guava, nectarine, golden delicious apple and pears. The palate is rich, full and citrusy with traces of butterscotch and vanilla in the finish.

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    oak doesn't overpower, has good mixture of buttery and acidy finish

    over 6 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/20/2013
  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2013
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2005 Vintage) On the one hand dense, deep and very well-extracted, yet on other both bright and balanced, this generously fruited offering is rife with wonderfully well-fit elements of juicy apples, citrus, sweet toast and cream in its rich aromas and follows with full-scaled flavors of real complexity and depth. A touch viscous but alive and in very fine balance from front to back, it continues to unfold at the finish with long flavors of fruit, minerals, spice and rich oak. There is far more wine here than f...