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145 Ratings
Cambria Chardonnay Katherine's Vineyard

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Wine Tasting Notes A tribute to Cambria's consistent style and character, Katherine's Chardonnay is a lush, well-rounded wine revealing vibrant tropical flavors folded over hints of vanilla and pear. The finish is enduring, made memorable by notes of vanilla and oak spice.

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  • Wine & Spirits
    Concentrated and powerful, this is anything but your average California Chardonnay. In fact, it's a bit unorthodox, Burgundian in the sense of its orientation toward terroir expression rather than fruitiness or oak. Yes, the wood shows in scents of walnuts and exotic spice. And the fruit turns up the power with flavors of mandarin orange, accents of primrose and other floral notes. Yet the core of the wine seems to come from a melding of these elements, from a combination that plays as distinctly Santa Maria. There's a fine line of acidity to keep all the fruit toned and lifted, a balance that would carry its flavors with buttery escargots or grilled salmon.
  • Wine Buyer
    Bright with citrus, apple, peach, and vanilla aromas. Rich, mouthfilling flavors of grapefruit, citrus blossom, white peach and sweet oak lead to a crisp finish with a lasting impression of spicy oak.