Martin Ray

Cost: $28.95
Grape: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Country: United States
Region: Russian River Valley, Sonoma, California
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Martin Ray Vineyards & Winery
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.

Lean but suave Chard which possesses a nice balance of oak, fruit & minerality

Description: Gold in colour with a medium intense nose. This wine features light toasted oak, lemon, pear, red & green apples, tangerine, nutmeg, dill, light oak spice and limestone. Medium+ body with some light tannin, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Notes: Nice to see a Russian River Valley Chard for under $30 and under 14% alcohol.

Drink now or in the next 3-5 years on its own or pair it with Chicken Piccata with lemon caper sauce.

Tasted: 22 February 2016

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 57067