Medium gold color. Pronounced aromas of lemon, lime, apricot, biscuit and bread. The palate is dry with citrus and floral flavors plus more of that bakery hint and some nice toasty oak notes. Medium acidity keeps the wine fresh and the finish is medium in length. There’s a flavor that most Chardonnay’s have that I get on the back end, I’m not a huge fan but it is to be expected. Overall a very nice tipple on a hot summer evening that gets 91 points from me. I’m pairing it with grilled chicken, rice pilaf and Marsala sauce. Drink till 2025. I think you can find it for around $20, pretty reasonable and worthy of 5 stars. Drink till 2025. Salut….
Always a charmer, this Burgundian Chardonnay has been a regular in my fridge for many years. Moxie, the wife, is not a big drinker. If and when, it is always white, usually Chardonnay and Burgundy being preferred. So, when we hosted a party for dad’s birthday, I made sure there was some of this stuff on hand. It’s an easy drinker that offers charm and charisma without breaking the bank. Lemon and apple come across the nose, with some classic Chardonnay wet stone and citrus on the palate. Excellent balance with the acidity and use of oak lead to a nice mouthfeel. I could slurp this stuff on the patio, or pair it nicely with some fresh fish. A very reliable wine that is neither bland nor overdone. Bang for the buck- a 4 star effort worthy of 88 points.