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Peter Michael Chardonnay Russian River Valley Crête d'Or 1999

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Explosive aromas of gingery spice and exotic dried peach. Dense but unforthcoming, with strong acidity contributing to the impression of dryness. Rather dominated by its spine today. Finishes with very good but not outstanding length. 89 points Stephen Tanzer. A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 1999 Peter Michael Winery Chardonnay Crete d'Or 750ml

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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

External Reviews for Peter Michael Chardonnay Russian River Valley Crête d'Or

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Explosive aromas of gingery spice and exotic dried peach. Dense but unforthcoming, with strong acidity contributing to the impression of dryness. Rather dominated by its spine today. Finishes with very good but not outstanding length. 89 points Stephen Tanzer. A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 1999 Peter Michael Winery Chardonnay Crete d'Or 750ml




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