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Brewer~Clifton Chardonnay, Santa Rita Hills, California
93 Points

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Vintage: 2017
BC Private Wine Stores: $55.0 +price will vary

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WineScores' Review

Fleshy, singular, golden.
Harvested from four separate vineyards and matured in neutral oak barrel to add complexity and weight but not oakiness, this is a truly memorable bottle.
It is golden and resinous offering aromas of yellow apples, pineapple chunks, spiced butter, vanilla and acacia flowers. Fleshy and ripe but with excellent acidity to balance--fresh weighty and the finish is nutty and spiced.

Recommended Pairings
Seafood/Shellfish, White Meat Chicken/Pork, Creamy Dishes

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-06-01 13:03:31.0


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