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Patz & Hall 10 Dutton Ranch ChardonnayRead more...
Bright and juicy on the nose with note of lime, peach, caramel and a hint of flint under the nutmeg top notes. This is elegant and rich with lots ... Read more
Patz & Hall 10 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay Read more
(35% new oak): Straw-yellow. Understated but pure aromas of pineapple, lemon, marzipan and nutmeg oil. At once glyceral and brisk, with a rich, sup... Read more
RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.
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Editorial Reviews for Patz & Hall Chardonnay Dutton Ranch
Bright and juicy on the nose with note of lime, peach, caramel and a hint of flint under the nutmeg top notes. This is elegant and rich with lots of power but at the same time there is a lovely sense of transparency and lift to the palate. Rich with lightly toasty and honied orchard fruits, the deft use of oak here leaves only attractive framing notes supporting the fruit. The acidity is nicely integrated but firm, adding the needed backbone to help drive the mineral tinged flavors through the long, layered finish. 91pts
External Reviews for Patz & Hall Chardonnay Dutton Ranch
(35% new oak): Straw-yellow. Understated but pure aromas of pineapple, lemon, marzipan and nutmeg oil. At once glyceral and brisk, with a rich, supple texture nicely cut by harmonious citrussy acidity. A piquant note of pineapple and firm finishing minerality leaves a fairly dry impression on the aftertaste. - Stephen Tanzer 91+ Points A nicely done, medium-weight style, offering light creamy oak, cedar, pear and baked apple scents, with a persistent finish. Drink now through 2018. 5,019 cases made. -JL The extremely cool 2011 growing season produced a very small crop, with small clusters and tiny berries. These low yields have accentuated this wine's concentration, as well as its beautiful density and round, mouthcoating texture. The aromas offer ripe peach, pear, toasted almond and marzipan layers, alongside intriguing cinnamon, carnation and spice notes somewhat reminiscent of a great Gewürztraminer. On the palate, this wine is plush...
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