Truchard Chardonnay 2008, Carneros, Napa Valley

Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$32.95 (60459)

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88 pts
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May 14, 2011

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Ripe, rich, round, mouth filling, with generous 14.1% alcohol, notable but not excessive wood, and long, warm finish....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a golden coloured wine with a rich, oaky, honeyed, oxidative dried straw almost mossy scent. It's...

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Community Reviews (2)

Barbara D. Ritchie
Barbara D. Ritchie

Creamy texture from stirring on the lees, with smoke, cedar, vanilla and ginger undertones. Pineapple, poached pear and apple flavours, accented with cinnamon in the long finish.

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Description: Gold in colour with medium+ intensity on the nose.

Positives: Medium toasted oak with lemon, apples, pineapples, buttery popcorn, light smoke, and limestone. Medium+ body with good acidity and medium+ finish.

Negatives: Too much sourness on the finish.

Drink now on its own or pair it with chicken Alfredo.

Tasted: 27 Feb 12

Score: 8/10, Value: 8/10, Score: 16/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5

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