Friday, July 3, 2015

2010 Chalone Chardonnay

Chalone Chardonnay
Soledad, CA
Estate Grown

Price $20-30
Vintage  2010
Alcohol  14.5%
Clarity clear
Intensity medium  
Color gold
Nose:  clean, pronounced, oak,  green fruit (apple, pear) coconut, toasty
Palate: dry, medium/high acid, low tannin, full body, med/long finish
Personal rating  7 out of 10
  
Additional comments: A good oaky chardonnay if that's your calling. In this particular one, a little too much for my preferences. Maybe some more aging but then again whites are hard to do so. Good mouthfeel, very bold.

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