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Coppola Director's Chardonnay 2017 Wine Review

Coppola Director's Chardonnay 2017

Coppola Director's Chardonnay 2017

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Coppola

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

More Vintages: 2015 

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Lots of toasty oak on the nose and palate of this full-bodied California Chardonnay. Some golden apple on the palate. This finish has more oak and smoke. Pair with roast chicken. MINE: Francis Coppola Director's 2015 is a dry, weighty California Chardonnay with baked apple, lemon curd, nutty hazelnut and toasty flavours on the palate met with fresh acidity. This vintage was awarded Platinum at the 2017 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition. OTHER: Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: Along with stone fruit aromas, this oaky Chardonnay leans on the tropical fruit spectrum with aromas of pineapple, lychee and even a little banana. There are also hints of honey and white pepper. On the palate, there is pineapple flavours as well as stone fruit. At the slightly bitter finish there is walnut and hazelnut and you can taste wood notes. It is creamy and full bodied with a long finish. Tasted February 2018. OTHER: This Chardonnay is balanced, bright and complex, with the apple, lemon and oak spice well-integrated and well-knit. The 2017 vintage gave lower than normal yields, resulting in exceptional high-quality fruit and wines of even greater concentration. Try this with seafood or grilled chicken dishes. OTHER: [The California State Fair did not include a tasting note.] Score - 95 (California State Fair, 2019). - Community Wine Reviews

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