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Date Printed: 11/25/2014
DeLille Chaleur Estate Blanc 2010
DeLille Chaleur Estate Blanc 2010
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International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 11/25/2014: $36.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2012 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Sauvignon Blanc leads the way with aromas of toasted almonds, sweet straw, cardamom and other baking spices. Reminiscent of vanilla cream, guava, Meyer's lemon, pears and toasty oak tones, this wine delivers a supple, mouthwatering texture lingering on the palate long after the final sip. Superb balance, elegance, and length all contribute to a wine of timeless grace.

Blend: 77% Sauvignon Blanc, 23% Semillon

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About DeLille Cellars:

DeLille Cellars produces a portfolio embracing the classic styles of Bordeaux, the Rhone and Provence. Since its creation, the goat to make the best handcrafted old world-style red and white wine in the state of Washington has been unwavering during their 20-year history. Through their commitment to varietal integrity, terroir expression and elegance in the glass, they continue to maintain an impeccable reputation and a unique artisinal perspective. Both colleagues and critics agree that DeLille Cellars creates wine where power and grace co-exist; no single element overshadows the beauty of the whole, complete wine.