93pointsClendenen 2008 Le Bon Climat Chardonnay (Santa Maria Valley)

The mystery of how to make a Chardonnay, is solved with this wine; fruity, rich and creamy, yet one that finishes so dry and crisp in acidity. Who else holds back a Chardonnay five years except Jim Clendenen? Low in alcohol and balanced despite being aged in 100% new French oak, it's just now beginning a long journey of excellence. It has a soft, lilting mouthfeel and incredible complexity that will only improve with time.

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  • Alcohol
    13.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    White
  • Date Published
    12/31/2013
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