White

2015 Talley Vineyards Chardonnay Arroyo Grande Valley

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Arroyo Grande Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • La Cave d'Argent Likes this wine: 91 points

    February 4, 2019 - Those who dread drinking overoaked California Chardonnay will embrace the fruit/acid/oak balance of this well-crafted Golden State wine. Straw-colored, vibrantly acidic and well-defined, it delivers a package of lemon zest, white peaches, honeydew and crushed rocks. Light-to-medium-bodied, softly oaked and without alcoholic heat (13.3%), it is solid on the mid-palate and closes with medium length. Anyone unfamiliar with the Talley family and their history of outstanding winemaking should take heed. Drink now-2021.

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  • Ortiz Brown Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 25, 2018 - Pale gold in the glass with a generous nose of green apple, peach, honey, and stone.

    On the palate the wine is fresh and vibrant yet with a not-overwhelming creaminess. There are flavors of green apple and a subtle tropical note. Some oak comes forward on the mid-palate and there’s a tartness on the finish.

    Really, really nice chardonnay for around $25. You should be buying this!

  • ilbotto wrote: 92 points

    October 10, 2018 - Toast, baked apple, ripe peach and notes of chalk. Silky and lively with amazing chalkiness upfront. The fruit is ripe, but not overly done. It finishes with a hint of oak and a drop of lemon.

  • Thomas B wrote: 88 points

    June 17, 2018 - Good fruit with flavors of pineapple cantaloupe and a hint of lemon. A thread of Oak through out but not the buttery old style California Chardonnay

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    June 15, 2017 - A bit too chilled, usually shows more ripe pineapple but today underipe pineapple. A bit discompopulated. It's been through TAS recently.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type White
  • Producer Talley Vineyards
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Arroyo Grande Valley
  • UPC Code 089419245974

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  • In Cellars 139 (37%)
  • Consumed 239 (63%)

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