Clos du Bois Chardonnay Alexander Valley Reserve 2008
Wine Tasting Notes Brilliant silver straw yellow in color with aromas of ripe apple blossom, ripe pear, a hint of white peach and citrus with roasted oak and vanilla. Its bright with juicy viscosity and rich ripe apple and pear flavors and a long fresh aftertaste. The texture is silky smooth with a creaminess achieved by hand stirring the lees in barrels during the sur lie aging.
Drinking window: Drink between 2011 and 2013 (based on 1 user opinion) Community Tasting History Community Tasting Notes (average 86 pts. and median of 86 pts. in 14 notes) - hiding notes with no text Tasted by Dpauk1008 on 11/5/2012 & rated 88 points: Good tasting Chard...was expecting a little more from the RRV (187 views) Tasted by bway_wine on 7/7/2012 & rated 89 points: Thought we were in for a knockout: overwhelming nose of toast with hints of vanilla and lemon. Really smelled great! But just tasted "good" on a hot day. Tart fruits and hints of oak/butter. No creaminess. (736 views) Tasted by vijay0129 on 4/12/2012 & rated 85 points: Fruity, some acid and vanilla. Not bad at all (1107 views)
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Tasting Notes - Brilliant silver straw yellow in color with aromas of ripe apple blossom, ripe pear, a hint of white peach and citrus with roasted oak and vanilla. Its bright with juicy viscosity and rich ripe apple and pear flavors and a long fresh aftertaste. The texture is silky smooth with a creaminess achieved by hand stirring the lees in barrels during the sur lie aging.
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Winemaker Notes - To craft our Reserve Chardonnay, winemaker Erik Olsen looks to the Russian River Valley. Brilliant silver straw in color, the Russian River Valley Reserve Chardonnay exudes rich aromatics reminiscent of ripe apples and pears with hints of stone fruit and citrus. The intense fruit-forward flavors are bright and juicy with ripe apples, pears and fig, highlighted by nuances of toffee and vanilla. The creamy mouthfeel is a result of hand stirring the lees during barrel aging.
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