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Grgich Hills Estate Chardonnay 2012 Wine Review

Grgich Hills Estate Chardonnay 2012

Grgich Hills Estate Chardonnay 2012

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $66.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.4%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Grgich Hills Estate

Agent: Rogers & Company

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Nicole Lougheed rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

For those who don't know the backstory, Mike Grgich was the winemaker behind the famed '73 Chateau Montelena Chard that triumphed at the Judgment of Paris. Vibrant citrus leads the fruit flavours followed by tropical fruit (pineapple, apricot) and minerality that makes it quite Burgundian. This spends 10 mths in French oak with no MLF (Malolactic fermentation). Being a bit higher in acidity this is a wine that pairs well with food. An impressive New World Chardonnay to be sure, but I think the Grgich needs a few more years in the cellar to really shine.
A full-bodied Californian Chardonnay with toasty oak aromas. - Community Wine Reviews

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