Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Location Bought: LCBO VINTAGES
Region: Russian River Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Constellation Wines U S
Alcohol: 13.8 %
Description: Light gold in colour with a medium intense nose.
Positives: Medium toasted oak with buttered popcorn, lemon, peach, green apple, grapefruit, pear, cinnamon, butterscotch & limestone. Medium+ body with good acidity & a long length.
Negatives: A touch too sour in the mid palate.
Interesting Point: Calcaire means limestone or chalk and describes the soil that the grapes come from.
Drink now or over the next 3-5 years on its own or pair it with lobster & drawn butter.
Tasted 24 Nov 12
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+