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Date Printed: 4/19/2014
DeLoach Russian River Chardonnay 2009
DeLoach Russian River Chardonnay 2009
(search item no. 110466)

PRICE ON 4/19/2014: $14.95

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2003 The Wine News rating: 88 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This Chardonnay meticulously integrates two distinct styles of crisp refinement and rich elegance. Enticing aromas of citrus and melon invite you to explore further. On the palate, bright acidity is touched with a delicate oak influence, with flavors of lime and lemon bar mingled with muskmelon and tart Gravenstein apple. This medium-bodied Chardonnay spreads slowly across your palate towards a brilliant finish of creamy vanilla. Pairs well with braised chicken or grilled artichokes basted with lemon-garlic butter.
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About DeLoach Vineyards:

The Russian River Valley has come to be known as "America’s Burgundy," and DeLoach is proud to have been an important factor in this distinction. DeLoach's wines have won numerous accolades and scored many 90+ ratings over the years. The Wine Spectator’s James Laube called DeLoach "one of California’s best producers of Chardonnay," and Wine and Spirits has proclaimed DeLoach "Winery of the Year" nine times.

DeLoach's mission is to produce exceptional wines that spotlight the singular personality of the Russian River Valley in a socially responsible, environmentally sensitive way. They seek to foster a better understanding of the Valley's unique terroir, with its rare and bountiful convergence of the sea, the soil and the stars.