Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 258,683 strong:

Register Today!

Want the secret to buying great wine?

279,409Wine Reviews
258,683Members
30Seconds to join
Ad

Lander-Jenkins Chardonnay 2014 Wine Review

Lander-Jenkins Chardonnay 2014

Lander-Jenkins Chardonnay 2014

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

  Add My Review


Price: $18.95

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Lander-Jenkins

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Loads of toffee, butterscotch and caramel on the nose and palate from generous oak aging. A lovely chardonnay with tropical fruit and caramelized toffee notes from the oak aging. Full-bodied and round. They practise sustainable farming.

Chardonnay food pairings: grilled white fish with fresh peach compote, pork skewers and a garden salad with lemon-juice dressing.

Scrumptious Seafood Wine

This Lander-Jenkins Chardonnay 2014 was reviewed on February 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2013  2009 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
HWY 34 & HWY 1724 Add
BAYFIELD & HANMER17 Add
MCCOWAN & HWY 715 Add
HWY 401 & WESTON (CROSSROADS)13 Add
HWY. 47 & BROCK ROAD NORTH12 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Made from sustainably grown grapes in Napa, California. This luscious Chard shows creamy vanilla and pineapple aromas, then an exuberant palate with tropical pineapple, guava, mango, vanilla fudge, buttery toast and slice of lemon to tie it all together. Full-bodied, creamy, satiny and sensuous with a long elegant finish. Wow!
Tasted Feb. 2017
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Aromas appear inviting with honey, pineapple, and nectarine notes. While the palate is overwhelmed by tart citrus, grapefruit, pine and cedar flavours. This chardonnay shows puckering acidity and a long pithy finish. It seems that maybe a little bit of roundness and creaminess was lacking from my bottle. Tasted Feb 2017 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
A lovely chardonnay with tropical fruit and caramelized toffee notes from the oak aging. Full-bodied and round. Tasty! Californian winemaker Morgon Zaninovich is the third generation in his family to make wine. His great-grandfather Rees T. Jenkins ranched and farmed in Lander, Nevada. - Community Wine Reviews
Ad

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Segla Red Wine
2010,
Margaux, Bordeaux A.C. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 258,683 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award