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Columbia Crest Winery Grand Estates Chardonnay 2012 Wine Review

Columbia Crest Winery Grand Estates Chardonnay 2012

Columbia Crest Winery Grand Estates Chardonnay 2012

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Columbia Crest Winery

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Weird and interesting with aromas of Meyer lemon and butterscotch. Smooth and full-bodied.

Chardonnay food pairings: grilled fish, spinach and pepper jack stuffed chicken, beef bourguignon, toasted ravioli with Alfredo sauce, Asian dishes with black bean sauces.

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This Columbia Crest Winery Grand Estates Chardonnay 2012 was reviewed on May 30, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A rich buttery nose combines with ripe tropical guava, passionfruit and pineapple. The luscious palate is brimming with more tropical fruit, butterscotch and well-integrated oak. It shows a very creamy, full-bodied mouthfeel and a very long, satisfying rich finish. I'll be buying this one again, soon.
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Aromas and flavors of oak, butterscotch, grapefruit and tropical fruit. The creamy finish adds some spice. Would pair well with chicken, fish or white pasta sauces.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Deep lemon in the glass with intense aromas of butterscotch, pear,citrus, toffee, oak and butter. The wine is full-bodied, creamy with medium acidity. Flavour characteristics of toast, caramel apple, lemon butter, sweet spices. Long butter toffee finish. The ABC movement is alive with this Chardonnay but I quite liked it. Tasted like a butterscotch sundae. At $18 it's not much of a gamble. Enjoy on it's own or with weightier white meats.
Tasted: May 2015
This Washington State white wine is made form Chardonnay grapes. Pair with roasted chicken. - Community Wine Reviews

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