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2007 Peter Michael Chardonnay Belle Côte
- Sonoma County
- Knights Valley
Community Tasting Notes 62
walkerjfw wrote: (93 points)
June 17, 2016 - On the porch with Val/Eileen/Meredith, drank with cheeses and olives. Chilled, PnP, drank over an hour+.
From prior notes: "Medium gold color.Nose of orchard fruits, fig and vanilla. Palate of citrus, pears, lemon curd, mango, white flowers. Oak well integrated on mid and back palate. Creamy texture, medium/long finish."
Still hanging in there, rich palate and texture. Well into its secondary phase, drinking beautifully now. Not likely to improve much but should hold this level (based on this bottle)
capacious Likes this wine: (91 points)
February 20, 2016 - Creamy, showing an amber-yellow, the word bouquet comes to mind to describe the array of flavors, aging gracefully and seems like it can go a while, this is a very very good Chardonnay
walkerjfw wrote: (94 points)
January 23, 2016 - On a snowy day in Princeton, opened while making a cassoulet for the evening...Its been a few years since I have had this. Last bottle from this vintage.
Medium gold color.Nose of orchard fruits, fig and vanilla. Palate of citrus, pears, lemon curd, mango, white flowers. Oak well integrated on mid and back palate. Creamy texture, medium/long finish.
Wine is well into its secondary phase, very good but will not improve much from here. Would drink over next 2-3 years1 person found this helpful Comment
FoodieTraveler Likes this wine: (93 points)
December 4, 2015 - In a good place -but drink 'em up
Harry Cantrell Likes this wine: (96 points)
July 25, 2015 - Pale gold. Yes I just had this the day before, but this was for a tasting group. Lovely mix a flowers, pear and mango. Mouth was smooth, mouthcoating with vanillins, pear, mango in cream. Wonderful and my last bottle.
Pro Reviews 1
By Josh Raynolds
May/June 2009, IWC Issue #144 (link)
(Peter Michael Winery Chardonnay Belle Cote Sonoma County) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2007
- Type White
- Producer Peter Michael
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation Belle Côte
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Sonoma County
- Appellation Knights Valley
- UPC Code 000004213765
- Pending Delivery 5 (0%)
- In Cellars 913 (40%)
- Consumed 1,372 (60%)
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