20 Ratings
Pahlmeyer Chardonnay Sonoma Coast
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Wine Description

The 2007 Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Chardonnay features complex layers of ripe white peach, toasty vanillins, citrus, lemon curd and graham cracker crust. It is full-bodied with rich viscosity and perfectly balanced with lively acidity. The long finish leaves a juicy impression.

Winemaker's Notes

The grapes were hand-sorted and gently whole-cluster pressed. After overnight settling, the juice was racked to barrels for 100% native yeast barrel fermentation followed by malo-lactic fermentation. The wine was aged in 90% new French oak barrels for eleven months on the lees, which were stirred weekly. It was not fined or sterile filtered.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    The 2007 Chardonnay Napa reveals more honeysuckle and ripe peach characteristics, a deeper, fleshier mouthfeel, and less minerality. Full-bodied with brilliant acidity, it can be consumed over the next 5-7 years.
  • Wine Spectator
    Aromas of fresh, ripe fig and peach join smoky, toasty oak and spicy hazelnut notes in this sleek, full-bodied style. Ends with a sweetish fig and apricot edge that's elegant and complex. –JL