Gallo Family Laguna Vineyard Chardonnay 2008, Russian River Valley, Sonoma County

Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$27.90 (544981)

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January 07, 2012

Critic Reviews (2)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

From one of the greatest winegrowing regions in California for premium Chardonnay comes the superlative 2008 Laguna...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Mature, creamy-oaky aromas and flavours, and sweet caramel wood on the finish. Exaggerated vanilla-caramel all...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

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

Positives: Slightly creamy with medium toasted oak, buttery, pineapple, mango, oranges, caramel, lemon, apple, limestone and butterscotch. Medium to full body, good acidity and long length.

Negatives: Slight sourness on the finish.

Drink now or over the next 2-3 years on its own or with lobster and drawn butter.

Tasted: 25 Feb 12

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8/10, Total: 16.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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