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Melville Chardonnay Estate Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay Wine 2010

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Bright yellow-gold. Pungent aromas of pear skin iodine anise and green cardamom. Shows intense orchard fruit and lemon pith on the palate with a chalky mineral quality adding lift. Closes on a chewy note with lingering notes of bitter citrus and quinine and impressive length. This is even better with an hour or so of aeration so don t hesitate to decant it. Stephen Tanzers IWC.

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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

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Bright yellow-gold. Pungent aromas of pear skin iodine anise and green cardamom. Shows intense orchard fruit and lemon pith on the palate with a chalky mineral quality adding lift. Closes on a chewy note with lingering notes of bitter citrus and quinine and impressive length. This is even better with an hour or so of aeration so don t hesitate to decant it. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

Acidity and ripe fruit mark this Chardonnay which is lovely to drink now. Don t chill it too much to allow the orange pineapple and passionfruit flavors to express their nuances. Wine Enthusiast.




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