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Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay 2016 Wine Review

Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay 2016

Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay 2016

Napa Valley, California, United States

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $25.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Rutherford Ranch

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A lush and full-bodied, dry Napa Valley California Chardonnay, fresh with creamy ripe apple, Meyer lemon, butterscotch, cake spice and mineral flavours on the palate. The wine was fermented in a combination of stainless steel tanks and French oak barrels. Pair with grilled firm-fleshed white fish, like halibut or mahi mahi.

Chardonnay food pairings: egg dishes, pan-fried cod, pasta in a Alfredo sauce.

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This Rutherford Ranch Chardonnay 2016 was reviewed on July 4, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Great value on this creamy, smooth Rutherford Ranch's Napa Chardonnay. Aromas of orange blossom, caramel and toasty oak spice on the nose, this is full-bodied, dry and lush Chardonnay with ripe, creamy red apple, butter, Meyer lemon, dried pineapple and spicy flavours on the palate finishing with lemon zest acidity. Pair with a sautéed filet of sablefish. Rutherford Ranch winery is family owned in Napa Valley on the historic Silverado Trail surrounded by century-old olive tree groves. - Community Wine Reviews

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