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J. Lohr Arroyo Vista Chardonnay 2017

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Alana L rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Made using classic Burgundy winemaking techniques (fermentation, both primary and malolactic, in French oak barrels; weekly lees stirring; ageing in oak barrels (46% new) on the lees for 14 months) this is a rich, creamy, toasty Chardonnay with ripe fruit (pineapple, peach, lemon, apple, pear) on the nose, toast and brioche on the palate with a ginger prickliness at the end. A balance of crispness and creaminess it’s full-bodied with a nice, rich finish.

I’d pair with sushi, creamy white fish with a tangy sauce or melty, baked Brie.

California leads the world in Chardonnay, its most planted variety and was the first in the world to bottle Chardonnay under varietal labeling, establishing the practice for all of the New World, and its unique clonal selections for the variety are now grown around the world.

Tasted as part of the "California Wine Month: Classics of California Chardonnay", an interactive panel discussion and tasting considering California’s classics of Chardonnay, its unique history, and its range of styles from different parts of the state; hosted by writer and speaker, Elaine Chukan Brown and California Wines and featuring panelists Ivo Jeramez, Director of Winemaking, Grgich Hills; Niki Wente, Fifth Generation Winemaker, Viticulture, Wente Vineyards and Kristen Barnhisel, Winemaker - White Wines, J.Lohr.


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J. Lohr Arroyo Vista Chardonnay 2017, Arroyo Seco, Monterey County, California, United States: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2019-2024. 171272 14.90% D 750 mL  $35.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. May 20, 2021 Celebrated Chicken and Cream Sauce Wine  Full Review




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