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Date Printed: 10/23/2014
Chateau St. Jean Robert Young Vineyard Chardonnay 2010
Chateau St. Jean Robert Young Vineyard Chardonnay 2010
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Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 10/23/2014: $24.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2002 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2000 Wine & Spirits rating: 87 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1996 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1996 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Bright aromas of ripe stone fruit, lemon zest and hints of honeysuckle jump from the glass at the first whiff of this single vineyard Chardonnay. Notes of vanilla and subtle spice lead to a medium-bodied mouthfeel with notes of melon, and wet stone minerality. The wine has a creamy texture with bright acidity and the classic Robert Young Chardonnay long-lasting lemon oil finish.
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About Chateau St. Jean:

Chateau St. Jean is a winemaking estate located at the foot of the Sugarloaf Ridge in Sonoma Valley near Kenwood, California. Founded in 1973, Chateau St. Jean has long been recognized as a leader in Vineyard Designated wines. Winemaker Steve Reeder has built a reputation for making wines of power and elegance. With over 20 years of vineyard and winemaking experience, his knowledge of Sonoma makes him a master in highlighting the best of each vineyard. Chateau St. Jean was the first Sonoma winery to be awarded the prestigious "Wine of the Year" award from Wine Spectator for its 1996 Cinq Cepages Cabernet Sauvignon, a Bordeaux-style blend of "five varieties."