2011 Giaconda Chardonnay

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  • Chardonnay
  • 750ML
  • WA 95
  • WS 93
  • JR 91

Reviews for 2011 Giaconda Chardonnay

WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2013
The 2011 Chardonnay opens with a sulfide, struck match and meal-laden nose over a substantial core of butterscotch, warm apricots, mango, cashews and brioche plus a hint of chalk. This medium-bodied Chardonnay has a... The 2011 Chardonnay opens with a sulfide, struck match and meal-laden nose over a substantial core of butterscotch, warm apricots, mango, cashews and brioche plus a hint of chalk. This medium-bodied Chardonnay has a creamy texture and a very mineral character in the mouth and is loaded with flavor through the long finish. Drink it now to 2018+. 95+ - Lisa Perrotti-Brown
WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, June 2014
Rich and expressive on a lively, delicate frame, packing orange peel-accented pineapple and floral flavors into a seductive package. Finishes with harmony and length. Drink now through 2019. – HS
JR 91
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, March 2013
I tasted this blind and found it so tangy I thought it came from south west France - quite a change in style from the old California richness. There is some honey and great grip. I thought it was Petit Manseng! There's a... I tasted this blind and found it so tangy I thought it came from south west France - quite a change in style from the old California richness. There is some honey and great grip. I thought it was Petit Manseng! There's a certain smokiness. Great, nervy stuff with lots of potential - especially in view of the rain. So tight and ambitious. Long. 17.5/20