Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Carneros, Napa Valley, California
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Truchard Vineyards
Alcohol: 13.9% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Bright gold in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
The taste comes in layers with a good balance of fruit & oak
Positives: This complex wine features medium smoked toasted oak with lemon meringue, golden apple, clementine, pineapples, ginger, caramel, dill and Allspice. Full body with good acidity & a long length.
Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or and pair it with Coquille St. Jacques.
Tasted: 1 July 2014, Happy Canada Day
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4