Grayson Cellars Chardonnay Dry Creek Valley 2011
Honeysuckle, orange blossom and tropical fruits blending in with French oak infusion. Very balanced Chardonnay and a good valueAdd winemaker's notes
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Very bright and tangy in tangerine, lime and nectarine flavors, with bright acidity, this wine also boasts a firm, steely minerality.
There are 15,000 cases of the 2008 Chardonnay, which is completely fermented and aged in stainless steel. Elegant honeysuckle, orange blossom, and tropical fruit aromas are followed by a nicely-textured, medium-bodied Chardonnay displaying outstanding purity, freshness, and overall equilibrium. Enjoy it over the next year.
Pineapple, papaya and nectarine notes are ripe, bordering on candied, with a nice twist of acidity that keeps this from being cloying. Soft and tasty. Drink now.
Almost too good to be true, there are nearly 15,000 cases of the 2009 Chardonnay Lot 2, which is a naked Chardonnay offering lots of crisp, elegant, unbuttered popcorn, tropical fruit, pear and citrus blossom characteristics. This medium-bodied white possesses surprising fruit intensity and overall balance. Fresh and pure, it is ideal for drinking over the next year. This is a remarkable operation producing relatively large quantities of wines that offer sensational value.
The 9,000-case cuvee of 2007 Chardonnay exhibits elegant pear and lemon blossom characteristics, medium body, good acidity, a hint of wood, and an attractive finish. Drink it over the next several years.
Simple and straightforward, offering the slightly sweet pineapple, pear, buttered toast and caramel flavors that so many Chardonnay drinkers want, at a good price.
The 2005 Chardonnay offers aromas of poached pears and apricot jam in a medium-bodied, fruit-driven, tasty style. It is best consumed over the next 1ndash;2 years.