Bonterra Chardonnay 2010, Mendocino County, Organic Wine

Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$19.95 (342436)

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Critic Reviews (4)

Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

This is an all-organic chardonnay including the winemaking from Mendocino County ranches. The nose is fresh and clean...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This organically produced chardonnay has a very ripe, sweet slightly caramelized nose with banana, nougat and light...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

The oak on the nose is now well integrated with aromas of pineapple and banana fruit plus some floral and honey...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A rather forward, caramelized and lightly oxidized example here, with custard, sautéed banana and other unusually...

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Community Reviews (1)

It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Notes on the 2011 vintage. While I never tasted the 2010, this '11 seems in complete contrast. Lean, acidic, and a bit thin. This organic Chard seems more akin to a Niagara white in a weak vintage. A little bitter on the short finish. $13.99 in Pennsylvania. Tasted Feb 2013.

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