Bonterra Chardonnay 2012, Mendocino County

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Chardonnay Chardonnay
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$19.95 (342436)

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88 pts
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Critic Reviews (8)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Here reads a different story not often told. Highly primary with much to talk about in the first chapter. Lemon curd,...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

The 2012 has a complex nose with apple and pineapple fruit nicely toned by floral and spice aromas with hints of...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Organically grown wines often express much more flavour depth than conventional wines. This has the structure and...

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

This organic chardonnay opens with a wave of cream and sweet green summer peas. The round palate shows more sweet...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

A peaches and cream style chardonnay with lots of ripe stone fruit, baked apple and some nut and caramel on the nose....

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Craig Pinhey
Craig Pinhey

Big, fruity, peachy-pear, warm climate style, a good example of a fruit-driven type of Chardonnay. Clean and fresh on...

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Brad Royale
Brad Royale

Buttery with canola oil, warm straw and fatty tuna belly. The palate is very tropical with canned fruit cocktail and...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Fresh, honey, lees, baked apple and butterscotch aromas. Fresh, juicy, slightly sweet entry with nutty lees, canned...

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Community Reviews (1)

Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2012 Bonterra Chardonnay, an organically grown Chard that was partially (70%) aged in French and American oak barrels for 8 months, has appealing aromas of lemon, yellow apple, lees and subtle oak/vanilla. It is a medium bodied, dry, fruity wine; with good acidity and a medium, lightly oaky and crisp finish. It is food friendly; drink now – 2016+. My impression: NICE, 88 pts. Tasted Dec/13 at iYellow Cave.

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