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Foxglove Varner Wine Chardonnay 2012 Wine Review

Foxglove Varner Wine Chardonnay 2012

Foxglove Varner Wine Chardonnay 2012

Central Coast, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2012-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Foxglove

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Lovely toasted hazelnut aromas wrap around vibrant green apple notes at the core of this terrific white. Full-bodied and generous yet refreshing and ultra-food-friendly. Highly recommended. Drink with lobster in butter and melt into your senses. The wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel, with some lees stirring and no malolactic fermentation.

Chardonnay food pairings: lobster in butter sauce, beef bourguignon, cheese, poultry, spiced grilled seafood.

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This Foxglove Varner Wine Chardonnay 2012 was reviewed on September 27, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Aging in stainless steel on its lees gives a richness and depth without heaviness. Foxglove is a negociant project of brothers, Jim and Bob Varner who also produce wines under the much-respected Varner and Neely labels in the Santa Cruz mountains. They farm their vineyards sustainably. The fruit for the 2009 Chardonnay is mostly from Los Alamos in Santa Barbera County with the remainder coming from Paso Robles and Monterey County. The wine is fermented and aged in stainless steel, with some lees stirring and no malolactic fermentation. The wines have been exceedingly well received. - Community Wine Reviews

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