White

2012 Lioco Chardonnay Hanzell Vineyard

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Sonoma Valley
Drink between 2016 - 2022 (Edit)
CT92.1 13 reviews
2012
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Community Tasting Notes 12

  • ckinv368 Likes this wine: 94 points

    September 25, 2018 - Nose of butterscotch and a sweeter gingerbread. Clove and almond as well. Toasted chestnuts mixed with Christmas cookie and butterscotch frosting. Baking spices as well. Delicious effort!! 93-94 points.

  • JM_MadTown Does not like this wine: 88 points

    February 18, 2018 - The wine is kind of tart. But it does have tropical fruits including pineapple. Just not to our liking.

  • wiscgrad wrote: 92 points

    September 3, 2017 - nose was a bit austere, otherwise I would have scored this much higher. delicious tropical fruits on the palate with some zesty acidity on the finish. would be interesting to see where this goes in 5 years

  • dpolivy wrote:

    August 11, 2017 - Vindredi (White Burgundy and California Chardonnay) (Bellevue, WA): Tasted blind. Pineapple, honey, honeycomb, and biscuit on the nose. Rich and apple-y on the body; showing some signs of oak.

  • Mark Brandon Likes this wine: 92 points

    November 24, 2016 - More Burgundy than CA... but still somewhere in the middle. Balance between fruit and mineral... minimal oak. Definitely more of a connosier style.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type White
  • Producer Lioco
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Hanzell Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 60 (45%)
  • Consumed 72 (55%)

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