White

2015 Walter Hansel Winery Chardonnay Estate

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Russian River Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 23

  • slywka7 Likes this wine: 92 points

    September 12, 2020 - Aromas of pear, papaya, sesame, buttered popcorn and vanilla. Flavors of papaya, mango, banana, lemon meringue and hint of vanilla. Ends with a tropical fruit finish of 20-25 seconds. Great value for the money.

  • Anonymous Likes this wine: 91 points

    August 2, 2020 - Medium yellow in color. Buttered pears and lemon zest, florals, hint of sesame and tropical fruits on the nose. Rich, layered palate shows ripe orchard pit fruits, yellow-orange citrus, good acidity and a long floral perfumed finish.

  • Anonymous Likes this wine: 91 points

    March 22, 2020 - Light yellow in color. Buttered poached pears, toasted sesame, lemon custard and florals on the nose. A spherically textured wine shows ripe pears and white peaches, melted butter, medium acidity, whiff of oak on the finish. Quaffer...

  • dsimmons Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 17, 2019 - My last bottle of this QPR chard drank with turkey barley soup. Delicious go-to California Chardonnay.

  • jviz wrote: 89 points

    December 8, 2019 - I think it’s already on the downhill. Wood tannins present and while still enjoyable, I don’t see this wine gaining in bottle

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    Sonoma’s Stellar 2016s (Apr 2018), 4/18/2018 (link)

    (Walter Hansel Winery Chardonnay The Estate Vineyard Sonoma White) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Antonio Galloni
    Sonoma’s Sensational 2015s Parts 1 & 2 (Mar 2017), 3/1/2017 (link)

    (Walter Hansel Winery Chardonnay The Estate Vineyard Sonoma) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type White
  • Producer Walter Hansel Winery
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation Estate
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Russian River Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 78 (28%)
  • Consumed 196 (72%)

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