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Sonoma-Cutrer Grower Vintner Chardonnay Sonoma Coast

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Wine Description

(2013 Vintage) Aromas of apple pie, Bosc pear and white peach are accented with oak spice, a hint of vanilla, toasted nuts, and a touch of butterscotch and light caramel. This wine has the distinctive Sonoma-Cutrer balance between elegance and richness for a medium-bodied, mouth-filling wine. The creamy richness has flavors of ripe apple, pear, peach and melon balanced with a bright acidity with lots of finesse. There is a long, silky finish highlighted with notes of roasted nuts and barrel spice.

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    Full flavoured, nutty and oaked colour, ligt gold Nose, aromas of ginger and lemon zest followed by toasty coconut, melon, caramel alongside a mineral flinty streak... Palate, flavoured of apple, pear, pineapple finishing wiht a rich nutty spicy, ligty oaked profile. Food matching, Poulty with creamy sauces, pata with cheese sauce, roast pork and chicken. Serving temperature : 8-12 deg

    about 5 years
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    moderate chard, ends well

    over 6 years
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    Above average Chardonnay. Nice finish.

    almost 6 years
Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2006 Vintage) The Chardonnays of Sonoma Cutrer have always veered to the restrained side of the varietal spectrum, and, while this bottling starts out with a fair bit of honeyed-apple richness, it steers to firmness with minerals and firm acids its most lasting traits. Its tendency to stiffness may abate some with age, and it is a wine that should match up nicely with a wide range of white-fleshed fish recipes.