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Date Printed: 3/6/2015
Chateau St. Jean La Petite Etoile Fume Blanc 2006
Chateau St. Jean La Petite Etoile Fume Blanc 2006
(search item no. 95400)
The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 3/6/2015: $17.79

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2005 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2002 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Enticing aromas of lemongrass, green tea and sweet smoky notes begin the nose on this well-structured Fumé Blanc. Vibrant acidity and bright fruit flavors of kiwi fruit and melon linger on the palate and lead to a fresh finish with hints of spice.
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About Chateau St. Jean:

Founded in 1973 in the Sonoma Valley, Chateau St. Jean is the quintessential Sonoma winery. Chateau St. Jean produces an extensive portfolio of Sonoma County wines as well as vineyard designated wines, limited production Reserve wines, and the flagship Cinq Cépages Cabernet Sauvignon. Winemaker Margo Van Staaveren uses her more than 30 years of vineyard and winemaking expertise with Chateau St. Jean to continue the tradition of highlighting the best of each vineyard site to produce exceptional wines. Chateau St. Jean was the first Sonoma winery to be awarded the prestigious “Wine of the Year” award from Wine Spectator Magazine for its 1996 Cinq Cépages, a Bordeaux style blend of “five varieties” and has long been recognized as a leader in vineyard designated wines.