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Hogue Chardonnay Col Val United States Washington Columbia Valley White 2008
Wine Tasting Notes It has aromas of pear, apple and toasty oak, with complexities of butter, vanilla and smoke. On the palate the wine has flavors of apple crisp, caramel and vanilla, with moderate weight and nice balance. Toasty and fresh, the Hogue winemakers suggest pairing this Chardonnay with clay pot roasted chicken or baked salmon with aioli sauce.
THE HOGUE CELLARS™, founded in 1982 by Mike and Gary Hogue, is located in Eastern Washington's Columbia Valley, the premiere grape growing region of the state. The climate and soils of the Columbia Valley produce grapes with intense fruit flavors and high natural acidity. The wines have a liveliness and ripe, zesty fruit flavors that make them ideal complements to a wide range of food.
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Three and a half glasses
External Reviews for Hogue Chardonnay Col Val United States Washington Columbia Valley White
Soft and easy drinking, Hoguersquo;s value Chardonnay is brimming with fresh-sliced apple fruit. The mouthfeel is open and generous, with a splash of buttery caramel.
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Light in texture, with buttery pear and cream flavors on a polished frame. Shows more oak than one might expect, but it's an amiable dinner wine. Drink now.
Nothing flashy here, just straightforward, tart fruit flavors leaning to apple, white peach and other cooler-climate fruit.
Bright and juicy, with tangy lime, green apple and vaguely smoky overtones competing for attention. Lingers gently. Drink now.
Bright in flavor, silky in texture, with creamy pear and apricot flavors that linger on the refined finish. Holds on nicely. Drink now through 2012.
Soft and easy drinking, Hogue's value Chardonnay is brimming with fresh-sliced apple fruit. The mouthfeel is open and generous, with a splash of buttery caramel.
Food Pairings for Hogue Chardonnay Col Val United States Washington Columbia Valley White
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