White

2004 Donkey and Goat Chardonnay Brosseau

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Chalone
Drink between 2006 - 2008 (Edit)
CT89.1 19 reviews
Label borrowed from 2005
2005
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Community Tasting Notes 16

  • dinwiddie wrote: (90 points)

    March 20, 2008 - Nice balance of citrus and pear, with a nice minerallity. It is really coming together nicely, and in about 6 months should be absolutely stunning.

  • Pool Boy wrote: (90 points)

    December 29, 2007 - After staring at this bottle on the rack for a few months, I decided I couldn't wait to put the poor bottle out of its misery so I took it over to a Holiday Open House at my wife's co-worker's home. OK, the wine is finally doing what it was probably meant to do all along. It's finally in balance -- nice acid, but in balance with the rest of the wine. Delicious layers of pear, lemon and lime with a great minerality (limestone) that has never shown its face before for me. Nice finish too. If only I had waited to drink all of these bottles until now. <sigh> 90 pts.

  • caboychuck wrote: (91 points)

    September 29, 2007 - Gold in color, again with a good amount of sediment in neck. Nose is nice with toast, butter, lemon/lime comes out with a little air. On the palate this is nice and crisp. Toasty oak, tart fruit, and lemon custard or keylime pie shows up. This is my last bottle and they've all been very enjoyable.

  • Pool Boy wrote: (86 points)

    August 12, 2007 - leaner and less overtly acidic this wine is just starting to come in to balance -- finally! Still too one-dimensional of a fruit profile though. Getting better. 86 pts.

  • Pool Boy wrote: (85 points)

    April 1, 2007 - Still tart and acidic and lemon-limey. Better than the last bottle but still disappointing. 85pts

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type White
  • Producer Donkey and Goat
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Brosseau
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Chalone

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  • In Cellars 7 (14%)
  • Consumed 42 (86%)

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