St. Supéry Vineyards Chardonnay Napa Valley 2008

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The 2008 Moscato brings a purity of stone fruit, peach blossoms and pear to the aroma that is over whelming. On the ...

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Light on the nose with hints of toasted nuts, cocoa, tobacco, mint and vanilla over red currant and plum fruit. This shows off a lovely herbal perf... Read more

aromas of apples, melon, and pear, some citrus notes on the palate combined with candied apples, tiny hints of vanilla with a smooth mouthfeel Read more

Oak free chardonnay with good acid and nice crispness. Citrus notes and nice balance. Read more

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Editorial Reviews for St. Supéry Vineyards Chardonnay Napa Valley

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065204,282
4.50 5
01/09/2013

Light on the nose with hints of toasted nuts, cocoa, tobacco, mint and vanilla over red currant and plum fruit. This shows off a lovely herbal perfume on entry followed by a nice red currant, raspberry and plum skin mid-palate that’s nicely framed with well-judged oak notes. There's actually quite a bit of peppery spice here on the palate, with layered oak flavors that are well balanced by the fruit, fruit that remains fresh and transparent in the mouth. The oak turns a touch bitter for a moment on the finish, then the fruit returns with a hint of bacon fat and persistent earthy spice. Lean, fresh and elegant, this is balanced for the cellar but already very attractive with a fairly light-handed winemaking style. 93pts


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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,201
3.00 5
06/14/2010

aromas of apples, melon, and pear, some citrus notes on the palate combined with candied apples, tiny hints of vanilla with a smooth mouthfeel


Snooth User: John Andrews
361063,415
3.00 5
12/28/2009

Oak free chardonnay with good acid and nice crispness. Citrus notes and nice balance.


Snooth User: John Andrews
361063,415
2.50 5
12/28/2009

Nice dessert wine. Lychee and citrus nose. Nice acid with a touch of lemon, light body & sweetness and nice finish. Would be good for summer time or spicy food.


Snooth User: John Andrews
361063,415
3.00 5
12/28/2009

Lighter in colour than estate and lighter aromas. Still has that grapefruit character but is creamier in texture and has lychee notes.


Snooth User: Rich Tomko
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4.00 5
01/25/2012

strong grapefruit aromas with a crisp acidic tongue to match -- nice finish.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
3.50 5
05/02/2010

Much more subtle and subdued style than the super fragrant and fruit forward, grassy New Zealand style sauv blancs. It works nicely in this wine. - Tasted at winery 4/20/10


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
4.50 5
05/02/2010

Peaches, tropical fruits and tangerine fill the mouth and it's delicate, not syrupy. Very nice! - Tasted at winery 4/20/10


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External Reviews for St. Supéry Vineyards Chardonnay Napa Valley

External Review
07/10/2010

Like a breath of summer in a glass. There is a wonderful aroma of white peach, apricot pear and slight floral finish. The wine is light and delicate yet full of intense flavors of sweet ripe pear and apricots. This is a perfect aperitif for an afternoon gathering.


External Review
07/18/2013

Illustrates with tremendous hues of purples and reds. Aromas of blackberry and black plum integrate with tight smoky oak, a note of anise and dark molassas. Flavors of blackberry and cassis follow with a dusty sense of terroir, bright vanillin oak and a structured espresso finish.


Ratings & Tags for St. Supéry Vineyards Chardonnay Napa Valley

792131 Snooth User: askibley
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10/26/2011

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2008 Moscato brings a purity of stone fruit, peach blossoms and pear to the aroma that is over whelming. On the palate there is a smooth texture, juicy acidity with flavors of peach and pear. It finishes with a hint of floral that goes on and on.

The 2008 Moscato brings a purity of stone fruit, peach blossoms and pear to the aroma that is over whelming. On the palate there is a smooth texture, juicy acidity with flavors of peach and pear. It finishes with a hint of floral that goes on and on.

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