• John McCabe wrote: (93 points)

    August 20, 2016 - Rich, buttery but not over-the-top.

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  • jkvedar Likes this wine: (90 points)

    June 19, 2016 - Summer wine paired with grilled swordfish. Flowers, vanilla, peach and pear on the nose. Good acidity on the palate. Tropical fruits. Pleasant finish.

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  • loginpassjet wrote: (91 points)

    April 3, 2016 - Nice Chard, buttery, mild oak, w/excellent nose.

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  • christophee Likes this wine: (92 points)

    November 1, 2015 - Straw yellow with medium viscosity in the glass. Nose of butter, lemon oil, pineapple, tangerine, flowers, apple and melon rind. Med-full body with delightfully balanced butter, vanilla, citrus, toffee, melon and slate on the palate. Persistent with present acidity. Long finish. Exceptional quality delivers good QPR.

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  • mactheknife Likes this wine: (92 points)

    September 8, 2015 - Excellent chardonnay; light touch of oak. Great acidic balance with tropical fruit notes. Crisp, with a hint of stones. More burgundian in style than California.

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  • SMHalps Likes this wine: (92 points)

    September 1, 2015 - Shafer Dinner - 4 bottles for 6 people. Nice Chard, despite the oak, it was well balanced.

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  • SMHalps Likes this wine: (93 points)

    August 25, 2015 - Really liked this. Not a big oak bomb. Notes of Pineapple, orange peel and maybe some melon. Had this as one of 6 Shafer wines, in a single producer wine night. This was the only white wine we had.

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  • T.E.D. wrote: (90 points)

    August 22, 2015 - Big and bold with buttery oak, lush fruits and a touch of citrus. Nothing ground breaking but very good none the less.

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  • pgm Likes this wine: (92 points)

    August 14, 2015 - I'm no chard expert, but this suits me great: oaked, but balanced very well with bright tropical fruits, florals, and a little apricot. Really delicious.

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  • thelostverse wrote: (91 points)

    July 22, 2015 - Big drop from the bottle tasted at the winery. Consistent profile of tropical citrus, but this was just not in perfect harmony as I remember it. Still excellent, but not all there. I think I'll sit on my remaining bottle for a year or so.

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