Trueblood Chardonnay, Carneros, 2011

 

**** Highly Recommended

 

Aromas of fresh tangerine, pear, and lemon drops overlaid by orange blossoms and other light floral notes.   A full-bodied, lush texture imparts flavors of tangerine, baked apple with a spiced lemon-honey finish.  The elegant wine with a racy acid streak is reminiscent of a fine white Burgundy.  Nine months in French oak provides just enough structure and toasty spice without overpowering the fresh fruit flavors.  Pair with seafood (especially crabmeat),  light chicken dishes or simple pasta dishes.  Drinking well now, but like most artisan Chardonnay, this wine will delight for several years to come (and over time develop almond, marzipan and more honey notes).

 

Reviewed by Stephanie Earthman Baird, “the wine lady” from Houston, Texas.   Baird is studying for Master of Wine and holds the prestigious Diploma from London’s Wine & Spirits Education Trust and is a Certified Wine Educator.

TRUEBLOOD™ CHARDONNAY 2011

$29.95Price
  • THE WINE

    This artisan Chardonnay was made from 100% chardonnay grapes from our vineyards in Carneros. The grapes were fermented in French Oak Barrels for 9 months before bottling, resulting in an elegant and luscious wine with apple, pear, and tropical fruits, with hints of spice, framed by caramel and creamy vanilla notes on the finish.
    This vintage went through a partial malolactic fermentation enabling the wine to retain all the luscious fruit flavors while giving it a creamy finish.
     

  • WINE SPECS

    Vintage - 2011

    Varietal - Chardonnay

    Appellation - Carneros

    Alcohol % - 13.5

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