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Joel Gott Wines Unoaked Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Joel Gott Wines Unoaked Chardonnay 2016

Joel Gott Wines Unoaked Chardonnay 2016

California, United States

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 10

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Joel Gott Wines

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Lovely buttery richness on the nose and palate of this richly layered, full-bodied Californian Chardonnay. Finishes with notes of banana and baking spice. So voluptuous: it's hard to believe there's no oak on this but there isn't. A testament to the ripeness of the grapes themselves. Pair with roast chicken or turkey.

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This Joel Gott Wines Unoaked Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on September 15, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

Pricing & Stock Information

  • 162156
  • $20.02 
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Reviews and Ratings

Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Tropical fruit aromas with citrus and pineapple notes on the palate. Crisp acidity and nice minerality throughout. Pair with almost crusted whitefish. Tasted May 2018.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

An unoaked chard that show shows you can maintain rich flavours and texture without using oak. Luscious flavours of banana and tropical banana with a hint of lime on a satiny luxurious palate.
Tasted May 2018
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Buttery, full-bodied Cali Chardonnay with cilantro notes, crisp apple and hint of vanilla bean. Pair with chicken tortilla soup topped with cilantro. Tasted 2016 vintage in July 2017. 89 points
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Aromas of ripe golden apple, pear, lime, along with some stony minerality and a hint of warm spice. Full bodied and luscious on the palate, this wine feels like it was oak aged but it is unoaked. Lots of ripe apple and pear on the palate with a warm spicy note kn the finish. Enjoy with creamy cheeses or an herbed roasted chicken.
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Tropical and juicy Chardonnay from Joel Gott, in California. It's sourced from all over Cali and represents a decent value on a Chard that balances oak and fruit.
Sunny yellow in colour, it has lot of lemon and yellow plum.
Creamy on the palate, there are whisps of oak, but nothing particularly intense. Coconut, banana, and more yellow plum.
Put it with poultry sausage and grilled veggies. Something flavourful and summery.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Pale straw with green reflections. The bouquet shows, grapefruit, green apple and graphite minerals with a note of lime skins. Flavours reveal, pomelo citrus and lemon pith. Medium plus acidity with a rich body encompassing flavours of cheese rind and lees driven influences. Pair with grilled cheese sandwiches or pesto pizza. 88 points - tasted May 6 2018
Melanie Lloyd - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

On the nose, there are peach, bruised apple, and tropical fruit aromas, mostly pineapple, as well as mineral notes.

It is rich and creamy on the palate with peach, clementine, tropical fruit, and and a slightly bitter almond finish.

Enjoy this wine with chicken or pasta in a cream sauce or with sharp cheeses.

Tasted May 2018
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier reviewed this wine as follows:

Alluring ripe orchard fruit aromas, yummy concentrated tropical fruit flavours, and a scrumptious fatty mouthfeel. This wine surprised me, the "unoaked" mention on the label steered me in a different direction as this wine carries attracted weight and butteriness on the palate. I'm loving it! Enjoy with succulent stone crab, sashimi and tuna tartar. Tasted May 2018 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Joel Gott (2016) Chardonnay is butter rich on the nose with layers of ripe, tropical fruit, citrus zest and cake baking spice flavours on the palate. Finishes with lip-smacking acidity. Pair with roast chicken or turkey. - Community Wine Reviews

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