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2010 Merry Edwards Chardonnay Olivet Lane Vineyard Russian River Valley
- Sonoma County
- Russian River Valley
Community Tasting Notes 15
BornToRhone wrote: (90 points)
November 13, 2015 - PnP; i've been drinking a lot of leaner Chards lately and was afraid this would be too heavy and flabby for me. It ended up being a pretty enjoyable wine, with enough acidity to pair well with dinner. Some pear, stone fruit, vanilla and slight oak, and good enough acidity to support a scallop risotto dinner. But for the money, I would look to Mt. Eden or Ramey instead.
Old Gray Hare Likes this wine: (92 points)
April 1, 2015 - Tropical fruit & apple on the nose. Sweet fruit & round mouthfeel is the initial impression. Nicely balanced though the finish was just a bit short.
The wine showed best in 2013. It was smooth & crisp without being acidic. Lots of flavor (apple, pineapple and a bit pof butterscotch) with a moderate long finish.  then,  now.
Madkat wrote: (88 points)
March 28, 2015 - Golden straw in color. A more typical California Chardonnay for me. The acidity was there but so were the oak and malo influences. Not great QPR and style for me even though I am a huge ME fan.
cwafford wrote: (90 points)
December 7, 2014 - Bright, well balanced and medium oaked. Excellent wine!
vino_per_tutti Likes this wine: (90 points)
April 6, 2014 - Citrus, melon and vanilla on the nose; citrus, stone fruit, buttered corn and oak on the palate. Good, but low QPR.
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By Julia Harding, MW
(Merry Edwards, Olivet Lane Chardonnay Russian River Valley White) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2010
- Type White
- Producer Merry Edwards
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard Olivet Lane Vineyard
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Sonoma County
- Appellation Russian River Valley
- UPC Code 4000119485855
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 88 (23%)
- Consumed 299 (77%)
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