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2011 Hirsch Vineyards Chardonnay
- Sonoma County
- Sonoma Coast
Community Tasting Notes 12
Anonymous Likes this wine: (90 points)
July 9, 2015 - Nice wine, marked by oak and with a fat mouth. I like a bit more verticality in my whites. It was fun to share it with friends who, like me, are not used to Californian Chardonnay.
April 11, 2015 - Very nice Sonoma Chard, but no formal notes taken (thus no score). Second bottle to be finished in a line of ~15
Ben Christiansen wrote:
September 4, 2014 - Evergreen and herby and really mineral across the palate. Lots of drive and energy. Rather in a good place. Rather darn long and expressive. Settled down into itself. Not nearly as tart and nervy (although that is still all there) and delicious. That's a wine.
jeffreylubowski Likes this wine: (92 points)
May 18, 2014 - Steely minerality. Light on oak. Very chablisienne. Great medium bodied CA chard. Probably better in a year. I wish it wasn't $65.
unclebuxton wrote: (91 points)
February 16, 2014 - Still young, but really enjoyed the bottle. I felt like this was a better value than some of the Hirsch pinots. Not too much oak, well balanced acidity.
Pro Reviews 4
By Antonio Galloni
Sonoma and Beyond: New Releases (Feb 2014) (link)
(Hirsch Vineyards Chardonnay Estate Sonoma Coast, Fort Ross Seaview) Subscribe to see review text.
By Julia Harding, MW
(Hirsch Chardonnay Sonoma Coast White) Subscribe to see review text.
By Antonio Galloni
Sonoma...A Thrill a Minute (Jul 2013) (link)
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By Richard Jennings
8/3/2013 (link) 92 points
(Hirsch Vineyards Chardonnay) Light yellow color; tart apple, tart pear nose; tasty, tart apple, tart pear, ripe lemon palate; medium-plus finish
- Vintage 2011
- Type White
- Producer Hirsch Vineyards
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Sonoma County
- Appellation Sonoma Coast
- Pending Delivery 3 (1%)
- In Cellars 176 (59%)
- Consumed 120 (40%)