White

2010 Rhys Chardonnay Alpine Vineyard

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Santa Cruz Mountains
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Community Tasting Notes 88

  • Fisk15 wrote: (91 points)

    January 9, 2017 - Consistent with my last note, enjoy sooner than later.

  • Acohen Likes this wine: (92 points)

    December 31, 2016 - Lovely color with straw, lemon curd and almonds and great balance and finish

  • Fisk15 wrote: (91 points)

    December 13, 2016 - A bit of a nutty character developing, along with oak. Nice but I think better consumed now than waiting too much longer.

  • egh Likes this wine: (92 points)

    December 7, 2016 - 13.2% alcohol. Compared to previous bottles, this comes across a bit more mature and evolved, but still with notable concentration, weight, and upfront richness and extract. Offers up a complex and evolving aromatic and flavor profile of pineapple, lemon zest, white fruits, honeysuckle, and roasted nuts.

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  • fredb Likes this wine:

    November 27, 2016 - Medium-bright gold color. Initial aromas of lemon, lemon zest, nutmeg, and a bit of jasmine. Palate is initially closed down and shows only a bit of lemon and apple. With 45 minutes of air, this opens up to show chalky lemon, pineapple, a lemon-lime finish. The next day, the color is deeper and some more red apple notes join the mix. Showing very well right now with some air. Drink or hold.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    California's Central Coast: Better than Ever (Aug 2012) (link)

    (Rhys Chardonnay Alpine Vineyard Santa Cruz Mountains) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type White
  • Producer Rhys
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Alpine Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Santa Cruz Mountains

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 16 (1%)
  • In Cellars 695 (63%)
  • Consumed 400 (36%)

Food Pairing

apple slices., cheese course, Oysters, pears

Who Likes This Wine

97% Like It  36 votes

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