2012 Stefania Chardonnay Chaine d' Or Vineyard


  • USA
  • California
  • San Francisco Bay
  • Santa Cruz Mountains
Drink between 2014 - 2017 (Edit)
CT88.8 7 reviews
Label borrowed from 2008
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • AllRed wrote: flawed

    May 3, 2020 - Acetone.

  • AllRed wrote: 90 points

    December 25, 2017 - Buttery apple and orchard fruit tones. Medium bodied; lingering finsih.

  • khmark7 wrote: 88 points

    August 24, 2014 - Good body with nice aromas, more moderate aromas leaning towards fresh/herbal, what I taste in Champagne, some oak still noticeable. Nothing funky or weird about this. Well done, and consumed in support for the Bay area earthquake this morning.

  • AllRed wrote: 87 points

    May 21, 2014 - Deep color with notes of apple and honeysuckle with a saline note and a dirty/funky overtone- almost sweatsocks but not quite. Rich mouthfeel with flavors of buttered popcorn, apple and a waxy fruit quality. 87-88 pts.

  • thelostverse wrote: 90 points

    May 21, 2014 - Opened by Allred at Anvil for veranda opening. The nose on this was funky right upon opening, and never completely blew off. A definite hit of oak with some lemon oil and waxy quality, finishing with a spice note. This paired very well with the lobster bisque last night. It'll be interesting to see if the nose of last night was unique to this bottle, or if it was a one off. Score would have been a tick or two higher without the funk.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type White
  • Producer Stefania
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Chaine d' Or Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion San Francisco Bay
  • Appellation Santa Cruz Mountains

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 24 (19%)
  • Consumed 101 (81%)

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