Grape: 93% Chardonnay, 5% Viognier, 2% French Colombard
Category: White Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Country: United States of America
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Callaway Cellars
Alcohol: 13.0% Alcohol/Vol.
A Cali Chard that is not overtly flabby or having high alcohol. Score: 86/100.
Tasting Note: Bright light gold in colour with good acidity, medium intense nose, soft tannin & an average length on the finish. This wine features: Lemon zest, pineapple, green apple, banana, butterscotch, coconut, vanilla & oak spice.
Negatives: Aggressive with too much banana & butterscotch for my taste.
Interesting Point: Aged 6 months in 90% American oak & 10% unoaked
This might be the lowest alcohol Cali Chard that I’ve ever tasted.
Pairings: Drink this now or in next 3-4 years on its own or pair it with
My Opinion: On-the-Fence
Tasted: Aug 12, 2021