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2011 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc
Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
- > Washington
- > Columbia Valley
Community Tasting Notes 32
sdrum Does not like this wine: (82 points)
August 11, 2014 - Very disappointing. I'd had previous vintages of this wine and loved them. This one is very flat and lifeless. None of the richness and acid I've associated with it before. No nose to speak of.
August 8, 2014 - This was accidentally frozen, the cork popping out through the capsule, but it held up well for all that after thawing, and for over a two week (refrigerated, vacuvinned) period. Great stuff.
garambler Likes this wine: (92 points)
April 17, 2014 - I had this with a chef salad on 4/17/14. It had a clean, fresh bouquet of hay, herb, lemon, vanilla, spice and mineral aromas. The palate was crisp and dry with flavors of lime, lemon, guava, herb, spice and chalky minerals.
prism wrote: (94 points)
March 15, 2014 - Terrific, as always. Even nice after dinner with pineapple.
thelostverse wrote: (93 points)
March 14, 2014 - Opened at Anvil. Consistent notes as previous bottles, but a step up in class.
Pro Reviews 1
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
November/December 2012, Issue #165 (link)
(DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate White Wine Columbia Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2011
- Type White
- Producer DeLille Cellars
- Varietal Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
- Designation Chaleur Estate Blanc
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region Washington
- SubRegion Columbia Valley
- Appellation Columbia Valley
- Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
- In Cellars 318 (52%)
- Consumed 292 (48%)