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Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay 2009 Wine Review

Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay 2009

Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay 2009

Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Chateau Ste. Michelle

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

Product: 232439

Product: 232439

Product: 11416116

Natalie's Score: 89/100

So classically made at such a terrific price! Diehard Chardonnay lovers will embrace this wine, but so too will other white wine drinkers because it’s not heavy in oak or alcohol. Lovely green apple and melon aromas with a seductive weave of vanilla smoke.

Chardonnay food pairings: seafood, shellfish, poultry dishes accented by herbs.

This was reviewed June 25, 2011 by

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Jason Solanki rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Grapefruit, lemon, herbal, mineral/stone aromas. Buttered popcorn, green apple flavours. Oak evident, but definitely in the background. Medium-bodied. Quality Chard that's well-made. I will be having this with pan-fried salmon dusted with cajun.
Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

I loved this Chardonnay from the Washington State area. Smooth, with great acidity and flavors of nutmeg, pear and other spices. A lovely soft finish. Very food friendly
Jay Forrest rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Good, solid Chard. A bit oakey.
Lesley Quinn Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

A very approachable Chardonnay with notes of lemon and biscuit on the nose and a wonderful hint of cream on the palate with just a tiny bit of spice on the finish. Great for an everyday Chardonnay!
Toasted pine nuts, marshmallow, banana, lemon, grapefruit peel, pear, vanilla and a dab of butter help describe the aromas. Pineapple, light banana and Golden Delicious apple flavors swirl with lovely brightness, keyed by citrusy acidity. Oak notes are tucked off to the side, making this suitable to serve with seafood. Source: Andy Perdue & Eric Degerman, Wine Press Northwest

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