Ambullneo 2005 Big Paw Chardonnay (Santa Maria Valley)

This is the winery's stainless steel-fermented Chardonnay. It's a big, ripe, full-throttled wine, and without undergoing malolactic fermentation, it's also a bit raw in acidity. The flavors are enormous, suggesting baked apples, pineapple marmalade, sweet date tapenade, candied ginger and Asian spices. Could be a sleeper. Try aging it for five to ten years.

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