Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Columbia Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Chateau St. Michelle
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light gold in colour with a medium intense nose.
Easy drinking Chard
Positives: This wine features light oak, medium toast, lemon, green apple,ginger, peach, pineapple, and cinnamon. Medium+ body with good acidity and a fairly long length.
Negatives: Bitterness on the finish.
Interesting Point: I prefer the 2010 to the 2011, and unlike the 2010, this vintage fares better drinking from the larger Chard glass.
Drink now or over the next year on its own or pair it with lemon pepper grilled cat fish.
Tasted: 4 Sept 2013
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+