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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

New Style Chardonnay
May 24, 2017



2016 Saracina Chardonnay Unoaked Organic; Aroma: light fresh clean; lightly fresh herbal round; Mouth: clean light & lithe, very pretty acid fruit, good acidity, bright fresh fruit; Very Good Plus 18.99; Mixed Case, 17.09; Case, 16.14

2014 Twenty Rows Chardonnay Napa; Aroma: restrained but juicy, light oak, fresh, very pretty fullish; Mouth: juicy tropical oak on the front, a touch of ginger & honey, round; Very Good Plus 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

2015 Auvigue Mâcon-Solutré; Aroma: Sweet fruit, pretty  lemon green plum; Mouth: Rich rather juicy, firm, fleshy & broad, thick; Very Good Plus 22.99; Mixed Case, 20.69; Case, 19.54

2015 Champ Divin Cotes de Jura Chardonnay Organic; Aroma: Rather dense fullish modern, rich; Mouth: Clean sweet pretty lightly oaky, nice acidity, thick very fresh &  juicy; Very Good Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

2016 Tamber Bey Chardonnay Unoaked; Color: very pale green; Aroma: juicy chardonnay very fresh pretty, lean green papaya, crystalline in its precision; Mouth: juicy fresh lively pretty, nice acid juicy, tight, bright acid, clean; Very Good Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

2014 Collovray et Terrier Viré-Clessé; Aroma: Sweet rather broad & rich; Mouth: Juicy very dense firm, fleshy very rich, pear Very Good - Excellent 25.99; Mixed Case, 23.39; Case, 22.09

5-24 New Style Chardonnay Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $242

Instore only 5-24 New Style Chardonnay Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $128


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