2017 Morlet Family Vineyards Chardonnay Ma Douce
Chardonnay - 750ML
2017 Morlet Family Vineyards Chardonnay Ma Douce
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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2019
Ma Douce comes from a vineyard in Fort Ross-Seaview—not far from Marcassin Vineyard. It is planted mainly to Old Wente clone selection. The 2017 Chardonnay Ma Douce comes bounding out of the glass with exuberant notes of...   Ma Douce comes from a vineyard in Fort Ross-Seaview—not far from Marcassin Vineyard. It is planted mainly to Old Wente clone selection. The 2017 Chardonnay Ma Douce comes bounding out of the glass with exuberant notes of ripe peaches, pink grapefruit and guava plus hints of butterscotch, toasted almonds, orange blossoms and acacia honey. Full-bodied, the palate is laden with exotic fruit and citrus layers, offset by a wicked backbone of freshness and the most seductive creaminess to the texture, finishing very long with tons of savory sparks. 450 cases were made.  
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jebdunnuck.com, June 2019
Named for winemaker Luc Morlet’s wife, the 2017 Chardonnay Ma Douce shows the fresh, focused style of the vintage as well as complex notes of orange blossom, caramelized citrus, brioche, and white flowers. With beautiful...   Named for winemaker Luc Morlet’s wife, the 2017 Chardonnay Ma Douce shows the fresh, focused style of the vintage as well as complex notes of orange blossom, caramelized citrus, brioche, and white flowers. With beautiful acidity as well as plenty of sexy fruit and texture, it’s a brilliant 2017 Chardonnay that does everything right. This cuvée is brought up in just 20-25% new French oak.  
Category Description
Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region North Coast
Appellation Sonoma
Sub-appellation Sonoma Coast
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.8%
Closure Cork