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Scott Family Estate Dijon Clone Chardonnay 2013 Wine Review

Scott Family Estate Dijon Clone Chardonnay 2013

Scott Family Estate Dijon Clone Chardonnay 2013

California, United States

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $28.95

Drink: 2015-2025

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


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Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Scott Family Estate has produced another beautiful Chardonnay from one of California's coolest growing regions, the Arroyo Seco appellation in Monterey. Using estate grown Dijon clone Chardonnay, they've produced a tremendously flavourful, elegant, and complex Chardonnay that tastes twice as expensive as it really is.

Produced with great Burgundy (Chardonnay) in mind, the nose shows the delicate balance the winemaker achieved between preserving the fruit purity and employing only partial oak fermentation to add complexity and body without robbing the beautiful fruit characteristics one expects in a premium California Chardonnay. Dried apricot, yellow apple, blood orange, guava, honey, butter, caramel, and lees make way to a creamy and spicy palate of sweet yellow apple, wild flower honey, butter, baked bread, and a touch of fresh sweet corn.

Full bodied and layered, the balance of fruit, light oak influence, and lees shows the skill the winemaker employed to produce incredible flavour, body, and elegance all in one beautiful Monterey Chardonnay. Highly recommended. Enjoy now or allow time in the cellar for additional complexity to develop. Drink 2015-2025. 93 points. Tasted September 2015. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca - Being released September 19th 2015 via Vintages in Ontario for $28.95

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