Gloria Ferrer Chardonnay 2011, Carneros, Sonoma County

Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$24.95 (83345)

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September 27, 2014

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

I like the results in his cool vintage from Gloria Ferrer - this has a nicely toasty-yeasty side balanced by vibrant...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a mild mannered yet well structured chardonnay with a certain delicacy. It has a lovely, gentle nose of well...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Pale-light lime in colour, the 2011 Carneros Chardonnay offers delightful scents of ripe Anjou pears, lemony apricots...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

A delightful, balanced, good quality Carneros Chard for under $25 & under 14% alcohol

Description: Bright light gold in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose. This wine features medium toast, lemon rind, oak spice, Anjou pear, green apple, peach, clove, nutmeg, pink grapefruit, vanilla bean and a touch of caramel. Medium+ body with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: Recommended serving temperature is 12-16 C or 54-61 F

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with Olive Leaf Pasta with Nutmeg Cream Sauce.

Tasted: 31 March 2015

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9+/10 (Clearance Price: 9.5+/10) Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+

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