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Cuvaison Chardonnay 2011 Wine Review

Cuvaison Chardonnay 2011

Cuvaison Chardonnay 2011

Carneros, Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $31.95

Drink: 2012-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.2%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Cuvaison

Agent: Prevedello and Mathews

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Buttery richness in this estate Californian Chardonnay with balancing acidity in this lovely, layered white wine, which its classic Californian signature. Complex and balanced and delicious. Try it with roast chicken.

Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, seafood, pizza, beef bourguignon, cheese.

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This Cuvaison Chardonnay 2011 was reviewed on September 13, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This Carneros Chardonnay has ripe tropical flavours of pineapple, papaya, with delicate flora and creamy notes with slight smokiness. This round and refreshing wine's flavours last on the rich, warming, complex, finish.
Pair with seafood chowder, charcuterie and pungent cheeses, or savour on its own.
Drink now or cellar until 2019.
Date tasted: October 2014.
The grapes for this benchmark Californian Chardonnay are grown on the winery's estate. The wine is then barrel fermented and aged for eight months in small oak barrels, of which 25% new. Two thirds of the wine underwent a malolactic fermentation to soften the wine's acidity and lend extra creaminess. - Community Wine Reviews

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