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Fort Ross Chardonnay Sonoma Coast Fort Ross Vineyard 2009

Member Review by wineozach:

It's a good wine. Great green apple, pear, and hay notes on the nose. The palate was minerality and oak. The two flavors combined to make a salty popcorn flavor. Which is very nice but not my favorite flavor. I rated it 92 on my blog.

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Fort Ross Vineyard:
Nestled on a sunny coastal ridge, overlooking the Pacific Ocean a mile below, our “True Sonoma Coast” vineyard is one of the closest, if not the closest, to the ocean in all of California. From the vineyard you can see the breaking surf and the misty silhouettes of Bodega Head and Pt. Reyes far below. The vineyard’s high elevation above the coastal fog and its proximity to the ocean provide a g... Read more
Nestled on a sunny coastal ridge, overlooking the Pacific Ocean a mile below, our “True Sonoma Coast” vineyard is one of the closest, if not the closest, to the ocean in all of California. From the vineyard you can see the breaking surf and the misty silhouettes of Bodega Head and Pt. Reyes far below. The vineyard’s high elevation above the coastal fog and its proximity to the ocean provide a gentle, sunny and temperate climate that has proved to be very favorable for the slow and even ripening of Burgundian varietals. Read less

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Snooth User: wineozach
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01/06/2012

It's a good wine. Great green apple, pear, and hay notes on the nose. The palate was minerality and oak. The two flavors combined to make a salty popcorn flavor. Which is very nice but not my favorite flavor. I rated it 92 on my blog.


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Source: NapaCabs.com
10/27/2011

Wine Enthusiast Editors Choice! - The overall crop in our Chardonnay blocks is small and the flavors intense. Picked in the cool morning hours, the grapes are hand sorted and then whole cluster pressed. Pressing is carefully monitored to limit pressed juice to only the first and finest juice.



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