Santa Barbara Collection Chardonnay 2010, Santa Barbara

Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$9.95 (308114)

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This is a quite fleshy, spicy and intense chardonnay with the almost tropical fruit pineapple lushness yet cool coastal acidity of this area. The oak treatment is a bit confected with toast, clove and butterscotch on the nose and palate. It's medium-full bodied, quite smooth then hottish, sour and coarse on the finish, with some lemon wax. The length is very good. Score: 87 (David Lawrason, WineAlign.com, Mar 2013)
87 pts
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Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a quite fleshy, spicy and intense chardonnay with the almost tropical fruit pineapple lushness yet cool...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This is a clean, ripe, fleshy, classically styled California chardonnay. There's lots of ripe, fleshy orchard and...

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In agreement with comments above. A real crowd pleaser with great drinkability and moderate complexity. A refeshing, if not surprising, value for California Chardonnay at less than $20.

Tasted March 2013.

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