White Wines    Chardonnay    Santa Maria Valley    California   
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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
Bien Nacido Vineyards Chardonnay 2010
Bien Nacido Vineyards Chardonnay 2010
(search item no. 123506)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $39.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Hand harvested and barrel fermented with native yeast and malolactic fermentation's. It was aged sur lie for 16 months in French oak; 60% new.

This wine has aromas of guava, roasted nuts and lemon custard. The palate is dense but focused with a suave richness on the mid-palate that leads to a deep and long finish.

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