Cost: $28.99 CI
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Location Bought: Tortuga Cayman Islands
Country: United States
Region: Sonoma County
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Schug Family
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Description: Light gold in colour with a medium+ intensity on the nose.
Positives: Lighter style Chard featuring medium minus toasted oak, pineapple, grapefruit, lemon, pear and limestone. Medium to medium+ body with good acidity and, medium+ length.
Negatives: A little sourness on the finish. It appears that this may be past its prime as the fruit is some what muted.
Drink now on its own or match it Chinese roast chicken.
Tasted: 8 April 12
Score: 8.5/10, Value: 8/10, Total: 16.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5
Retested: 18 March 2013
This one was better than the last tasting I did in April 2012. The only negative in this tasting was a little sour on the finish.
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5/10, Total: 17+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+
Retested 7 Dec 2014
Same as tested in March 2013