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Raymond Reserve Selection Chardonnay 2020 Wine Review

Raymond Reserve Selection Chardonnay 2020

Raymond Reserve Selection Chardonnay 2020

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $27.95

Drink: 2023-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.3%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Raymond

Agent: Univins and Spirits Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

From the Boisset Collection, Raymond 2020 Reserve Chardonnay is a dry, full-bodied and fragrant Napa Valley Chard with ripe stone fruit, pear, apple, with vanilla, lemon custard and salted butter flavours silky and long on the palate. Roy Raymond was the winemaker for Beringer from 1933 to 1970 prior to establishing his own winery in Napa Valley, California.

Chardonnay food pairings: roasted stuffed chicken, cheese, pork chops.

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This Raymond Reserve Selection Chardonnay 2020 was reviewed on February 1, 2023 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This beautiful Chardonnay is vibrant and so flavourful. Intense aromas of peach, pineapple, creamy lemon, honeysuckle, and apple with a touch of warm spice. Medium-full bodied, creamy and smooth on the palate, with lovely, balancing acidity, vibrant orchard and tropical fruit notes, mingled with a touch of warm spice and a slight note of minerality on the finish. Lovely! Enjoy with seared scallops.
Philippe Perreault - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Clear yellow color with aromas of pineapple, apple, peach and lemon.
This Chardonnay is complex, buterry and full-bodied.
Serve it at 12-13 degrees.
Enjoyable now but can be aged 8-10 years.
Pair it with penne with mushrooms and old-style mustard or a salmon fillets, mushroom sauce, white wine and dill.

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