Arrowood Chardonnay 2012, Sonoma County

Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$26.95 (270694)

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January 24, 2015

Critic Reviews (6)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The fruit for the non-exclusively labeled Sonoma County Chardonnay is drawn from Russian River Valley (40 per cent),...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A reasonably well-balanced, creamy, gently oaky example of Sonoma chardonnay, with light-balanced oak influence and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a rich yet fairly subtle style of chardonnay with just enough Sonoma acidity to keep it fresh. Look for...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

The archetypal bold California Chardonnay and drawn in broad strokes; vinous, buttered and generously woody. Fans of...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Yellow fairly dark and shiny, nose wood is evident and is perceived well also in the mouth. The fruit is there, all...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

So much smokey caramel that it hides the fruit. A touch hot on the finish. Touch retro in terms of style, where the...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

This is simply a nice wine, well balanced and will please a broad spectrum of tastes

Description: Light gold in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose. This wine features medium to light toasted oak, lemon, peach, nectarine, green and yellow apples, buttered croissant and butterscotch. Medium+ body with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: Slightly on the watery side

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with Moroccan spiced chicken.

Tasted: 4 May 2015 (May the Force be with you)

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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