Pear, peach, flowers, some flint/smoke on the nose. Light-med body, featuring pear, peach, some spice tones and a creamy mid-palate and focused finish of sweet citrus. This has mellowed quite a bit since my last go round with this wine 2.5 years ago, but still has the acidic spine that I crave in a chard.
Opened another to give a "check-up" on this one. It is maybe a tick below what I remember...perhaps I'm just drinking better these days. No matter what this is still a great bottle of wine to me and if really enjoyable. Still has that sharp acidity at the beginning but receded more quickly than before (about an hour of air time). This seems like plenty of life left but also drinking very well right now too.
Rich nose of ripe lemon, flowers, honey, steel and chalk. Palate is med+ in body, creamy lemon and tart pear flavors, with a seed/woody pit sensation and a nice mineral concentration. There is a med+ finish showing some tangerine sweetness full of energy and poise. This Chard is drinking nicely now, but will probably further improve with another year in bottle, and drink well through 2018.
Liquid Farm / Chard Double Blind- Dallas (Classic Wine Storage- Dallas): Wine #11 in a line up of 15 blind chards (preceded by Wilde Farm Brosseau 2012. The nose of floral, honeysuckle and lemons. More of the same on the palate with the addition of some spice that carries through the medium plus length finish. Very little oak influence. Medium acidity. Really enjoyed this one.
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