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Date Printed: 4/24/2014
Clos Pegase Mitsukos Vineyard Chardonnay 2009
Clos Pegase Mitsukos Vineyard Chardonnay 2009
(search item no. 109260)
screw cap wine

Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 4/24/2014: $25.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2010 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine News rating: 91 points
2005 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 90 points
2003 The Wine News rating: 92 points
2002 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Our 2009 Mitsuko's Vineyard Chardonnay is a wine of power and intensity, yet with refinement, grace and balance. Peach, nectarine and other stone fruit aromas marry with pear and New England apple notes, all complimented by hints of citrus zest and smoky oak, endowing the wine with great aromatic depth and intensity. A well balanced plush yet vibrant forepalate evolves in the mouth into lengthy and intense fruit flavors together with an opulent rich finish.
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About Clos Pegase:

Completed in 1987, Clos Pegase was designed to be a temple to wine on a 47 acre Calistoga vineyard. The winery has a total of 450 acres, mostly located in Carneros. The Clos Pegase label features Pegasus, painted circa 1890 by the French artist Redon. This painting is winery owner Jan Shrem's favorite work of art from his extensive private collection.