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Pine Ridge Vineyards Dijon Clones Chardonnay
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Pine Ridge

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) Gleaming radiant gold, our 2014 Dijon Clones Chardonnay sings from the glass with enticing aromas of lemon peel, fresh white flowers and citrus blossom, interlaced with subtle notes of lemon tart, ground nutmeg and honeyed graham cracker. The wine exhibits a rounded mouthfeel with refreshing acidity, opening with bright flavors of pineapple juice, sweet candied lemon and creamy lemon curd, leading into hints of white nectarine, yellow pear and vanilla bean that linger through the clean, lasting finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2013 Vintage) Light gold in color, our 2013 Dijon Clones Chardonnay bursts with alluring aromas of grapefruit, lemon thyme and honeysuckle, interlaced with subtle notes of lemon bar, buttery biscuit, brioche and cinnamon. The wine presents a juicy mouthfeel with refreshing acidity, opening with bright flavors of lemon juice, sweet lemon candy and white flowers, leading into hints of nectarine, honeyed pear and vanilla pudding that linger through the lengthy finish.

Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (From 2002 Vintage) Pushed along by loads of creamy oak and caramel in the nose yet nevertheless fixed on the inviting ripe apple aspects of good Chardonnay, this weighty, but very well-balanced wine follows with solid, deeply fruited flavors that similarly display layers of apples, oak and minerals. Firmed up at the finish by an obvious streak of youthful, yet-to-resolve acidity, this attractive bottling is built for better things and can be counted on for several years of positive growth.