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Charles Smith Wines Eve Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2014

External Review by We Speak Wine:

Notes: A shimmering, brilliant, green golden of a wine. Aromatic pear, tangerine, guava, but more than anything, TRUE CHARDONNAY FLAVOR. Add a vein of minerality running through the middle. Long and satisfying. Vintage: 2014 started out uneven, but eventually turned out to be one of the more beautiful years. Like the proverbial ugly duckling, it became a swan. As the season progressed, the nights got cooler and the days got longer and everything evened out, making for beautiful fruit. As usual, we were happy to be in the cooler and more unique sites in the states for this vintage. TA: 5.5 grams/L pH: 3.54 Alc: 13.5%

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Charles Smith:
First there was K Vintners, then the Magnificent Wine Company and now winemaker Charles Smith brings you his latest revelation. Charles Smith Wines: The Modernist Project is a response to how people generally consume wine today, that is immediately…as in immediately after being purchased at a market, restaurant or bar, to be drunk straight away. Wine in this category is typically ether simple, ... Read more
First there was K Vintners, then the Magnificent Wine Company and now winemaker Charles Smith brings you his latest revelation. Charles Smith Wines: The Modernist Project is a response to how people generally consume wine today, that is immediately…as in immediately after being purchased at a market, restaurant or bar, to be drunk straight away. Wine in this category is typically ether simple, or is a wine that would be much better a few years down the road. ‘Modernist Project’ wines are about putting as much into the bottle as possible. The intent is to create wines to be enjoyed now, but with typicity with regards to variety—that is merlot that tastes like merlot—and to the vineyard—wine that tastes like where it was grown. The wines are full of flavor, balanced, and true to their place of origin. Owner-winemaker Charles Smith with his big hair, kick ass attitude and bold packaging arrived in the Walla Walla Valley following eleven years in Scandinavia managing rock bands. Originally hailing from northern California, he has been involved with wine personally and professionally his entire life. Read less

External Reviews for Charles Smith Wines Eve Chardonnay Columbia Valley

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
06/23/2016

Notes: A shimmering, brilliant, green golden of a wine. Aromatic pear, tangerine, guava, but more than anything, TRUE CHARDONNAY FLAVOR. Add a vein of minerality running through the middle. Long and satisfying. Vintage: 2014 started out uneven, but eventually turned out to be one of the more beautiful years. Like the proverbial ugly duckling, it became a swan. As the season progressed, the nights got cooler and the days got longer and everything evened out, making for beautiful fruit. As usual, we were happy to be in the cooler and more unique sites in the states for this vintage. TA: 5.5 grams/L pH: 3.54 Alc: 13.5%



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