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Melville Chardonnay Estate Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay Wine 2001

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The medium to full-bodied 2001 Chardonnay Estate appears somewhat compressed compared to the stainless steel cuvees. With aeration the muted aromatics reveal scents of honeyed citrus white flowers peaches and apples. While deep the day I tasted it it was not singing as loudly as its siblings. Drink it over the next 2-3 years. What is especially impressive about all the Melville offerings is their purity and singular personalities. Virtually everyone I talked to in Santa Barbara applauds th

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Winery: Melville Winery
Color: White
Varietal: Chardonnay
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Melville Winery:
Welcome to Melville Vineyards and Winery! Come by our tasting room and sample our current Estate Line and Small Lot Collection releases. Our Mediterranean-style Winery is located in the Sta. Rita Hills appellation in Lompoc, California, in Western Santa Ynez Valley. For group tours, please call for a reservation. We look forward to meeting you!

External Reviews for Melville Chardonnay Estate Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay Wine

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

The medium to full-bodied 2001 Chardonnay Estate appears somewhat compressed compared to the stainless steel cuvees. With aeration the muted aromatics reveal scents of honeyed citrus white flowers peaches and apples. While deep the day I tasted it it was not singing as loudly as its siblings. Drink it over the next 2-3 years. What is especially impressive about all the Melville offerings is their purity and singular personalities. Virtually everyone I talked to in Santa Barbara applauds th




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