Restrained but immediately compelling, pretty, creamy nose. The palate dismisses the dairy notes and becomes immediately more flavourful, the acidity growing in intensity and driving through to a long, succulent finish. A beautiful dance between softness and power. This wine truly appeals to me on both a personal and professional level – well crafted and deliciously delivered. Drinking Window 2021 - 2040.
The Judgment of Napa: the Chardonnays and results: WINE J - Aubert Wines, CIX Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, California, USA 2018
Expert Panel ranking: 5
Event Panel ranking: 4
Clare Tooley MW ranking: 1
- December, 2021, Clare Tooley