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Castle Rock Chardonnay 2013 Wine Review

Castle Rock Chardonnay 2013

Castle Rock Chardonnay 2013

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Castle Rock

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A smoky Columbia Valley Chardonnay with loads of toasty oak and campfire aromas. Some apple notes underneath. Full-bodied. For lovers of oaky Chardonnays. Pair with grilled chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: scallops with a sesame ginger dressing, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, beef bourguignon, toasted ravioli served with Alfredo sauce, pork tenderloin.

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This Castle Rock Chardonnay 2013 was reviewed on June 27, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

CASTLE ROCK Chardonnay from Washington's Columbia Valley has a delicate melon & apple nose. The palate gives tropical fruit, green apple, melon, citrus lime, vanilla and toasted oak, with a well-balanced mouthfeel and a long citrus/tropical fruit finish.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This medium-bodied Chardonnay comes from Washington's Columbia Valley. Medium lemon colour with nice aromas of tropical fruit, cut apples, citrus. The palate is crisp with medium+ acidity and notes of pineapple and vanilla. Lingering finish of tropical fruit. A very nice sipper indeed. Perfect seafood wine.
Tasted: June 2015
Washington state's winemaking region of the Columbia Valley is located almost at the same latitude as Burgundy, France, the benchmark of Chardonnay. Lots of toasty oak and tree fruit aromas. - Community Wine Reviews

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