White

2010 Wind Gap Wines Chardonnay Brosseau Vineyard

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Chalone
Drink between 2011 - 2015 (Edit)
CT90.5 23 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 18

  • Frank Murray III Does not like this wine:

    October 13, 2016 - Had this with dinner y/day, left the remainder on the restaurant table as I didn't care for this wine. I'm a bit conflicted too about it, as the wine was all over the place to me. Reminded me some of Sancerre, with salinity and lemon. There is some light oak hanging around in the texture, which accents the fruit with some traces of vanilla. What though was weird was the aromatic and color. The wine seemed a bronzy to me, and the flavor a little nutty so I was thinking oxidization? Then, what seemed to appear a few times was some nail polish likes notes, something volatile. All this explains why I left the remains behind.

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  • Italiana wrote:

    February 28, 2016 - Perhaps an off bottle, or perhaps I missed its drinking window, but this bottle didn't deliver much. Don't get me wrong, it was OK, but not up to the expectations set by the critics' reviews.

  • 560 B&W Likes this wine: (92 points)

    July 3, 2015 - PnP. Great balance of power and acidity. More proof that his whites are his best work. 14.1%

  • rplumbo Likes this wine: (88 points)

    March 23, 2015 - Some oxidized notes on this, which clouded the palette. Still nice fruit and a good balance with acid, but I think I should have drank this sooner.

  • Minnesota wrote: (88 points)

    November 2, 2014 - Last bottle, very similar in taste and color to priors.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Sonoma...A Thrill a Minute (Jul 2013) (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2013, IWC Issue #168 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type White
  • Producer Wind Gap Wines
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Brosseau Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Chalone

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (2%)
  • In Cellars 43 (27%)
  • Consumed 115 (71%)

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