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Patz & Hall Chardonnay 2015 Wine Review

Patz & Hall Chardonnay 2015

Patz & Hall Chardonnay 2015

Sonoma Coast, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $64.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.2%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Patz & Hall

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

This gorgeous Chardonnay offers aromas of green apple, vanilla spice, and white peach. There's a grand elegance to it, with a luxuriously long finish. About 40% of the wine was fermented and aged in new French Oak barrels where the staves were aged/air dried for three years prior to coopering. Most barrels are air-dried for two years but the winery makes the extra investment in an additional year to leach any residual “green” tannins from the wood. That way, the wines get exposure to new wood without it overpowering it with too much smokiness. Both the Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs spend no more than 10 months in the barrel. The toastiness is subtle and beautifully woven into the fabric of the fruit. The grapes come from some of the most coveted vineyards in Sonoma. Toast to your good fortune in having a bottle (or three) of this wine!

Chardonnay food pairings: roast chicken, lobster in butter, corn dishes.

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This Patz & Hall Chardonnay 2015 was reviewed on November 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Patz & Hall (2015) is a classic Californian Chardonnay from the Sonoma Coast. Layers of green apple, cake spice, vanilla and stonefruit flavours caress the mid-palate from this full-bodied Chardonnay and finishes long. About 40% of the wine was fermented and aged in new French Oak barrels where the staves were aged/air dried for three years prior to coopering. Most barrels are air-dried for two years but the winery makes the extra investment in an additional year to leach any residual “green” tannins from the wood. Great now but better in couple of years. Community Wine Reviews

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