Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Napa Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Rutherford Ranch
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light gold in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.
A solid Chard from Napa that’s at the $20 range
Positives: This wine features mild toasted oak, lemon rind, green apple, light buttered popcorn, grapefruit with a hint of pith, guava and shale. Medium+ body with good acidity & a long length.
Negatives: There’s some heat from the 13.5% alcohol.
Drink now or in the next 3 years on its own or pair it with chicken Parmesan.
Tasted: 13 May 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+