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Peter Michael Chardonnay Knights Valley Point Rouge 2010

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Lots of flavor, richness and finesse to this Chardonnay, with layers of ripe pear, citrus, fig, tangerine and melon unfolding gracefully. Turns elegant and polished on the finish, where the flavors show added depth and dimension. Drink now through 2003.

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Peter Michael Winery:
In 1982 Sir Peter Michael established the Peter Michael winery on a square mile of rocky volcanic ridges that form the western face of Mount St. Helena in Sonoma County. From the beginning, the wine growing philosophy was modeled on the French tradition infused with a few modern influences: One, the vineyard terroir would be the single most important feature. Two, the wines would be elegant ... Read more
In 1982 Sir Peter Michael established the Peter Michael winery on a square mile of rocky volcanic ridges that form the western face of Mount St. Helena in Sonoma County. From the beginning, the wine growing philosophy was modeled on the French tradition infused with a few modern influences: One, the vineyard terroir would be the single most important feature. Two, the wines would be elegant rather than overstated. Three, there would be a hundred-year commitment to the development of a great estate. Read less

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Vintage: 2002 08/07/2007

Five glasses


External Reviews for Peter Michael Chardonnay Knights Valley Point Rouge

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Vintage: 2007 05/19/2011

Lots of flavor, richness and finesse to this Chardonnay, with layers of ripe pear, citrus, fig, tangerine and melon unfolding gracefully. Turns elegant and polished on the finish, where the flavors show added depth and dimension. Drink now through 2003.


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Vintage: 2007 05/22/2011

Another brilliant effort is the 2007 Chardonnay Ma Belle Fille. Filled with notes of pineapples, honeyed melons, nectarines, and white currants, it reveals more toasty oak than its siblings as well as a smoky, roasted nut character. This full-bodied, utterly profound Chardonnay could easily pass for a Batard-Montrachet from France.


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Vintage: 2007 05/22/2011

The 2006 Chardonnay Ma Belle Fille, which comes from their highest altitude vineyard, with a southerly exposure, and again, mostly old Wente clones like virtually all of these Chardonnays, has notes of quince, nectarine, white currants, and almost a liqueur of rocks. The wine has superb concentration and strikes me as one of the very best of the 2006 Chardonnays made in California.


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Vintage: 2007 05/19/2011

The 2008 Chardonnay Belle Cote offers copious aromas of honeyed orange blossoms, brioche and sweet pineapple as well as a full-bodied, dense, rich mouthfeel and great acidity buttressing the wine's intensity and power. This superb white wine can be enjoyed over the next 7-8 years.


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Vintage: 2007 05/22/2011

Deliciously complex, with a rich, elegant, layered presentation of citrus-infused green apple, spice and toasty oak. Subtle honeydew melon flavors emerge on the finish. A shade lighter on its feet than Mon Plaisir. Drink now through 2013.


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Vintage: 2007 12/31/2010

Peter Michael Chardonnay Ma-belle-fille 2007


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Vintage: 2007 12/31/2010

Peter Michael Chardonnay Mon-Plaisir 2007


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