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Indian Wells Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Indian Wells Chardonnay 2016

Indian Wells Chardonnay 2016

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $26.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

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This Indian Wells Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on November 24, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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From Chateau Ste. Michelle in the Columbia Valley, the Chardonnay wine grapes for Indian Wells 2016 Chardonnay were sourced from warmer sites on the Wahluke Slope and Cold Creek Vineyard. On the palate, ripe pineapple, stone fruit and creamy toffee flavours are weighty on the palate. An elegant wine that finishes long with soft citrus zest, balanced and structured. Hang time for the harvest was long and grapes were apple to fully ripen. The wine was aged 100% on its lees for six months to enhance mouthfeel and was aged in 35% new American and French oak barrel.

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