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2009 Walter Hansel Winery Chardonnay Cahill Lane
- > California
- > Sonoma County
- > Russian River Valley
Community Tasting Notes 10
konadog wrote: (89 points)
March 2, 2014 - Apple, some citrus, modest oak/vanilla finish1 person found this helpful Comment
sastewart wrote: (91 points)
February 24, 2014 - Beautifully balanced with good structure. Oak no longer stands out. Nice peach, apple and melon flavors and some nice minerality. Perfect time to enjoy. 91 points1 person found this helpful Comment
cos82 Likes this wine: (90 points)
December 24, 2013 - A nice wine of apple and chalk on the nose and palate.
mactheknife wrote: (90 points)
July 10, 2013 - A nice Chardonnay; all bottles tasted were consistently good; nothing outstanding but a nice blend of acidity and oak, neither overwhelming the other. A little too expensive for the delivery but will likely try again.
Schiffy Likes this wine: (92 points)
July 3, 2013 - With some more aging, this wine has gained complexity with its crisp apple notes along with rich buttery taste...its an interesting blend of flavors that makes this Chardonnay quite good. Recommend letting this wine get to room temperature to fully enjoy all its flavors.
Pro Reviews 2
By Antonio Galloni
The Best of Sonoma (Feb 2012) (link)
(Hansel Chardonnay Cahill Lane Russian River Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Josh Raynolds
May/June 2011, Issue #156 (link)
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- Vintage 2009
- Type White
- Producer Walter Hansel Winery
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Cahill Lane
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Sonoma County
- Appellation Russian River Valley
- Pending Delivery 10 (5%)
- In Cellars 88 (43%)
- Consumed 109 (53%)