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Mediocre Washington chardonnay. Somewhat oaky and heavy with butterscotch, brown spices and little acidity.
Green apple on the nose, very buttery. A little bit of oak on the finish.
good value,fruity,spicy,medium bodied
Maybe I kept it too long, but nothing special or inspiring. Leaves undesirable aftertaste on tongue.
For the unbelievable price, this is a great table wine. Thanks for Randy Elrod for the recommendation.
External Reviews for Columbia Crest Chardonnay Blend Columbia Valley
Columbia Crest Chardonnay Horse Heaven Hills and all other wine from Columbia Crest are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.
Aromas of poached pear, caramel apple, spice and a hint of blossoms precede a mouthful of bright fruit, reminiscent of a fresh Gala apple. The refi ned fl avors of this crisp Chardonnay end with a gracefully lingering fi nish of cream and butter nuances. - Ray Einberger, Winemaker
The 2009 Chardonnay Grand Estates was 100% barrel-fermented, went through full malolactic fermentation and was aged sur lie with weekly batonnage, a huge investment in labor for 250,000 cases of wine selling for $12. The nose offers up hints of oak, ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Chardonnay wine from Washington in USA. 2009 Columbia Crest Chardonnay Grand Estates 750ml
The 2009 Chardonnay Grand Estates was 100% barrel-fermented, went through full malolactic fermentation and was aged sur lie with weekly batonnage, a huge investment in labor for 250,000 cases of wine selling for $12. The nose offers up hints of oak, pear, apple and tropical fruit aromas. Smooth-textured, spicy, and well-balanced, this lengthy effort over-delivers in a big way.
Light, silky and polished to show off its creamy, spicy pear flavors, lingering on the deftly balanced finish. Drink now.
The 2008 Chardonnay Grand Estates was barrel-fermented in a combination of new and seasoned French and American where it went through malolactic and was aged sur lie with weekly batonnage for 9 months. Consider the labor and expense of doing this for 8000 barrels (200,000 cases) of a wine that sells for only $11 a bottle. It is medium straw-colored with a nose of pear and apple. On the palate it has a solid core of fruit, integrated oak, a smooth texture, and spicy flavors. Drink this excellent value over the next 1-2 years.
Polished, round and spicy, this is generous with its creamy pear and caramel flavors, lingering on the nutmeg-tinged finish. Drink now through 2014.
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