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Silverado Cellars Chardonnay California 2012

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

A nice fresh nose that delivers plenty of apple, citrus and floral notes in a slightly sweet vein. Nicely medium bodied in the mouth, this combines fresh acids with a bit of viscosity, yielding a light yet silky mouthfeel. The flavors are in the orange cream and apple end of the spectrum, with refreshing acids on the moderately long, yet simple finish that ends on pear fruit and hard mineral tones. This is a nicely styled crowd pleaser style of winemaking, it’s pretty fruity yet with bags of acid making it best suited for drinking on it’s own, or with some simple grilled fish. 87pts

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Silverado Vineyards:
The Stags Leap District is one of the smallest, yet most renowned, wine growing regions in Napa Valley. Here, Silverado Vineyards has been quietly producing world-class wines from their state-of-the-art winery for over 20 years. With grapes sourced almost entirely from Silverado’s family-owned estate vineyards, these hand-crafted wines are created in small lots with extreme care. They express... Read more
The Stags Leap District is one of the smallest, yet most renowned, wine growing regions in Napa Valley. Here, Silverado Vineyards has been quietly producing world-class wines from their state-of-the-art winery for over 20 years. With grapes sourced almost entirely from Silverado’s family-owned estate vineyards, these hand-crafted wines are created in small lots with extreme care. They express richness, elegance and age-worthiness. Silverado wines are unique - one-of-a-kind blends of location, philosophy and winemaking style. The Mediterranean-style stone winery, established in 1981, stands on a knoll above the Silverado Trail in the heart of the Stags Leap District. Silverado is a legendary name from the early mining days. Today it symbolizes the Miller family’s long term commitment to the future of Napa Valley wine. Read less

Editorial Reviews for Silverado Cellars Chardonnay California

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 02/14/2010

A nice fresh nose that delivers plenty of apple, citrus and floral notes in a slightly sweet vein. Nicely medium bodied in the mouth, this combines fresh acids with a bit of viscosity, yielding a light yet silky mouthfeel. The flavors are in the orange cream and apple end of the spectrum, with refreshing acids on the moderately long, yet simple finish that ends on pear fruit and hard mineral tones. This is a nicely styled crowd pleaser style of winemaking, it’s pretty fruity yet with bags of acid making it best suited for drinking on it’s own, or with some simple grilled fish. 87pts


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Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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2.00 5
Vintage: 2008 04/14/2013

Delicate and subtle nose with creamy connotations and hints of salty, tropical fruit rather like grilled pineapple. The entry is crisp and possessing good minerality. The flavors are a bit austere and there's a slight hint of racy acidity and some effervescence on the tongue. Flavors lean toward apple and pear with young pineapple and guava. Some green notes. Slight oak, but more green than toasty. Perhaps it needs to open more, but it's just alright by me. It finishes very salty, super dry and woody. 81 pts. 4/14/13


Snooth User: sripriyav
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 06/25/2008

Three glasses


Snooth User: drquinn
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2001 02/20/2008

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: rnbarrios
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2000 10/23/2009

Four glasses


Snooth User: BearBryant
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0.50 5
Vintage: 1992 05/12/2009

One half glass


External Reviews for Silverado Cellars Chardonnay California

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Vintage: 2008 09/23/2011

Silverado Chardonnay 2008 and all other premium wine from Silverado available at discounted prices at WineDada.com. We also carry many other premium wine lables from USA and all over the world.


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Vintage: 2008 07/06/2011

Tasting Notes - Consistent with Silverado's retro-California style of Chardonnay, this wine has aromas of citrus, vanilla, pineapple with floral undertones and a creme brulee note to the oak component. A light to medium body with vanilla and apple flavors round out the moderately long finish.


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Vintage: 2008 05/12/2011

Deep golden color with a light gold rim. Aromas of papaya, guava, pineapple, and citrus are framed by a touch of oak. Buttery and rich on the palate, this offers the classic California chardonnay profile of popcorn, pineapple and vanilla while also s... Alex Lallos. A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2008 Silverado Vineyards Chardonnay 750ml


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Vintage: 2007 09/27/2011

The 2007 Chardonnay has copious lime and lemon oil as well as some orange blossom and honeysuckle notes. The wine has a greenish hue to its color, and shows little evidence of any noticeable oak other than some subtle spice. It has zesty acidity, medium to full body, and a long, pure finish. Drink it over the next 3-4 years. This is a strong group of wines from Silverado, and certainly a great deal of credit must go to winemaker Jonathan Emmerich.


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Vintage: 2007 05/19/2011

Pale yellow color. Abundant fruit aromas of sweet yellow apple, honeydew melon and ripe citrus. Floral notes highlight the nose while aromas of vanilla and oak stay in the background. On the palate, light and refreshing, sprightly! Lingering flavors on the finish tempt you back for another sip.


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Vintage: 2007 11/12/2009

A Chardonnay wine from California in USA. 2007 Silverado Vineyards Chardonnay 750ml


External Review
Vintage: 2007 05/19/2011

Tart and lean, with citrus flavors just nudging into green apples. Oak adds richness and viscosity; most of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation, but it's still an angular Chardonnay with a lemony finish.


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