thomas-fogarty-santa-cruz-mountains-estate-chardonnay-santa-cruz-county-usa-10141285_web

Cost: $18.95 (Clearance: $15.95 with a further clearance $12.80)
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Santa Cruz Mountain
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Thomas Fogarty
Alcohol: 14.1% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep gold in colour with medium+ intense nose.

Taste is better than the nose

Positives: The taste is rich and creamy featuring medium+ toasted oak, buttered popcorn, apple crumble pie, pear & peach. Full body with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: Didn’t like the powerful wood resin/smoky peat nose.

Drink now on its own or pair it with Camembert.

Tasted: 5 August 2013

Score: 8+/10, Value: 8+/10 (Clearance price: 8.5/10) Total: 16.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3+

LCBO: 269746

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