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Kistler Mccrea Vineyard Chardonnay 2012 Wine Review

Kistler Mccrea Vineyard Chardonnay 2012

Kistler Mccrea Vineyard Chardonnay 2012

Sonoma Mountain, Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $103.95

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.1%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Kistler

Agent: The Vine/Robert Groh Agency

Natalie's Score: 94/100

A full-bodied Californian white wine with classic Chardonnay aromas of green apple, peach, butterscotch and smoke. Layered and complex. Kistler is known for producing benchmark Californian Chardonnay and it shows in this example. The 2012 vintage was bottled unfiltered and unfined and therefore may leave a natural sediment in the bottle. Don't worry. Pair with quail or Cornish hen.

Chardonnay food pairings: lobster with melted butter, barbecued pork, roast chicken, beef bourguignon, linguini with clams and fennel.

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This Kistler Mccrea Vineyard Chardonnay 2012 was reviewed on March 21, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

This Chard has a creamy, buttery, vanilla, tropical nose. A luscious rich palate follows with buttery tropical pineapple with a line of lemon. A great very harmonious mouthfeel and a long, creamy pineapple finish. Absolutely delicious-best Chard I've tasted in ages!
This Californian Chardonnay is perhaps the best-known and most respected of Chardonnays in a state that's famous for them. The 2012 Chardonnay McCrea Vineyard is lovely, long and luxurious. - Community Wine Reviews

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