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Date Printed: 4/25/2015
La Follette North Coast Chardonnay 2011
La Follette North Coast Chardonnay 2011
(search item no. 122942)
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Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 4/25/2015: $17.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2011 exhibits a delicate perfume of white flower, lime and crushed rock. The bright acidity is balanced by juicy nectarine and papaya with the luscious mouthfeel of barrel–aged Chardonnay. The late palate shows citrus and spicy sandalwood culminating in a long finish of lemon peel and a persistent minerality. Both elegant and energetic, our North Coast Chardonnay is a harmonious blend of tank and barrel fermentations, decidedly coastal in structure.
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About La Follette:

La Follette is a boutique Sonoma County winery intensely focused on crafting wines that offer benchmark expression of vineyard site and appellation. Led by winemaker Greg La Follette, the portfolio of small lot Chardonnay and Pinot Noir releases offer a sensory tour of terroir of some of the most expressive and interesting vineyards in Sonoma and Mendocino County.