2011 Oyster Bay Chardonnay
88 Ratings
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88 Ratings
2011 Oyster Bay Chardonnay

Wine Details

Vineyard

Oyster Bay

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

A light tropical nose of mango and pineapple. Moderate definition. A little tinny on the entry, well integrated oak considering the quantities produced, nice creamy texture balanced with good acidity on the citrus and lime-flavoured finish.

Winemaker's Notes

"The philosophy of Oyster Bay is to produce fine, distinctly regional wines that are elegant and assertive with glorious fruit flavours. It all starts in the vineyard. We treat each vineyard block and parcel of wine individually. The fruit is crushed, gently pressed and the juice is cold settled. A long, slow temperature controlled fermentation and immediate bottling after winemaking, retains all the wonderful fruit flavours and aromas that are present. Pale straw green in colour with brilliant c...

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A light tropical nose of mango and pineapple. Moderate definition. A little tinny on the entry, well integrated oak considering the quantities produced, nice creamy texture balanced with good acidity on the citrus and lime-flavoured finish.

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    Very mild with a solid taste. no after taste. Green grape, citrusy. Great with fish/chicken.

    over 3 years
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    J'ai bu 2 verres et j'ai eu une terrible migraine. Mais je l'es aimé!

    about 5 years
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    Very crisp and easy drinking un-oaky Chardonnay.

    about 5 years
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    one of my favourite cheap whites

    about 3 years
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    smooth, fruity not overpowering

    over 3 years
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    light tasting, fruity smelling

    over 2 years
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    very good. no dry aftertaste.

    almost 4 years
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    tasty, sweet had with tonic

    almost 5 years
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    Fresh white, drinkable.

    over 2 years
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    bold and full

    almost 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1993 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/94