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St. Francis Chardonnay 2018 Wine Review

St. Francis Chardonnay 2018

St. Francis Chardonnay 2018

Sonoma County, California, United States

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2020-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: St. Francis

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A dry, full-bodied, buttery and fresh California Chard with melon, nectarine, lemon curd, vanilla and well-integrated oak spice flavours creamy on the palate. Aged in both French and American oak barrels. Pour with roast chicken or turkey dinner.

Chardonnay food pairings: grilled pork chops, stuffed chicken breast, mild hard cheese like fontina and edam.

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This St. Francis Chardonnay 2018 was reviewed on November 14, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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St. Francis 2018 is a stylish medium-bodied Chardonnay produced from grapes sourced from the winery's Russian River estate vineyard. Lush on the nose with ripe red apple, pear and honeydew melon, crisp and creamy on the palate with ripe apple, butternut, lemon curd flavours and a clean mineral finish. Nice length. Grapes are whole-cluster pressed and fermented in separate lots. The wine undergoes partial malolactic fermentation and is aged for six months in French oak barrels with lees stirring by hand. - Community Wine Reviews

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