176 Ratings
Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay Columbia Valley
$11.99 USD
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Wine Details

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) This is a fresh, soft style of Chardonnay with bright apple and sweet citrus fruit character with subtle spice and oak nuances. Ripe pineapple flavors and rich, creamy texture. Try it with scallops, scampi or pasta with rich sauces.

Winemaker's Notes

"My goal with the Columbia Valley Chardonnay is to make it a pleasurable, food-friendly Chardonnay. This 2007 bottling is a fresh, soft Chardonnay with bright sweet citrus fruit character with subtle...

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    2009 was light and fruity no oaky. very good. purchased at SAMs

    about 5 years
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    ethanol smell, blackberry and tannin aftertaste.

    over 1 year
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    a good win for the money

    over 1 year
Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2001 Vintage) Even at its fairly modest price, one should expect more of this wine, and it is a surprise to see such a "small at its heart" effort from such a reliable producer. Its loose sense of basic fruit hints at apples and light oak, but its flavors hold those hints to mere wisps and it all ends too quickly.