Cost: $51.99 (KYD)
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White Wines
Appellation: Cayman Islands
Region: Russian River Valley
Format: 750 ml
Producer: Paul Hobbs
Description: Deep gold in colour with medium+ intensity on the nose.
Positives: I love this wine which features medium toasted oak, buttery, cream corn, marshmallows, lemon meringue pie, white flowers, peach, pear, lemon and limestone. Full body with good acidity, long length and the alcohol is well integrated considering it’s 14.7%.
Negatives: The high alcohol
Interesting Things: Paul Hobbs consistently produces good quality Chards at different price points. Please note this is 2007 vintage and not available at LCBO. However, the 2008 is available at LCBO Vintages.
Drink now on its own or pair it with snow crabs and drawn butter.
Tasted: 25 July 12
Score: 9.5/10, Value: 9 /10, Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine 4.5