2009 Dierberg Chardonnay


  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Santa Maria Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 15

  • rocknroller wrote: (92 points)

    July 26, 2015 - Medium gold color. PNP, drank 2 glasses with dinner over an hour. I seem to forget just how good this in. Been a bit, but this always impresses me. Full bodied and rich in flavor, round, lemon curd, honey, moderate oak, toast, apple, just a bit of edge to the mineral flavors on the finish.

  • Wino Laurie wrote: (90 points)

    August 6, 2014 - Pleasing Burgundian style Chardonnay, medium body with great acidity and overall polish. Notes of honeysuckle laced with grapefruit. Paired well with grilled swordfish with lemon olive oil sauce.

  • rocknroller wrote: (91 points)

    May 11, 2014 - Birthday and Mother's Day wines; 5/10/2014-5/11/2014 (Rocknroller's (Kevin & Vicki's Place)): Medium gold color. PNP, drank 1+ glass over an hour. Nose starts with tropical fruit, lemon, apple, mild oak, and minerals. The palate delivers tropical fruit, apple, lemon, lemon oil, some oak, good acidity, quite crisp and clean with good minerality and a medium plus finish. Very solid wine.

  • wineglas wrote: (92 points)

    March 9, 2014 - First bottle corked. Second features classic Cali Chard with lemon, apple, spice and oak. Medium finish and complex. A good value when you consider this costs only about $24 on sale.

  • wilypod Likes this wine: (89 points)

    August 31, 2013 - Very nice Chardonnay with mild structure and complexity. Not too much tropical pineapple and a saline thread on the lightly mineral palate made this an excellent food wine. It place third in a tasting of 12 Chardonnays, beating a Krongard and losing out to a Paul Hobbs RRV and a grand cru Chablis.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2012, IWC Issue #165 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type White
  • Producer Dierberg
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Santa Maria Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 67 (24%)
  • Consumed 211 (76%)

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