Tranche 2007 Chardonnay (Columbia Gorge (WA))

This is tight when first opened, with a hard-edged herbal character. Beneath that shell are richer, tropical fruit flavors of ripe banana, yellow apple and a hint of papaya; and with plenty of breathing time the wine softens and opens out. Roughly two thirds of the barrels were new French oak; and that is still being resolved into the fruit. This wine has a good 6–8 years of life ahead of it, but if you are drinking it now, decant it. Paul Gregutt

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  • Alcohol
    14.3%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    White
  • Date Published
    12/1/2010
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