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Date Printed: 9/19/2014
DeLoach Russian River Chardonnay 2010
DeLoach Russian River Chardonnay 2010
(search item no. 117470)
Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/19/2014: $18.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 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:

The 2010 vintage of this Chardonnay was crafted from a blend of grapes from premium vineyards in the heart of the Russian River Valley. Carefully tended vines yield fruit of exemplary quality: a pure expression of the valley's terroir. The cool foggy mornings are tempered by luxuriously warm afternoons to achieve fruit maturity without loss of depth or suppleness.
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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.