2008 Deerfield Ranch Los Chamizal Vineyard Chardonnay — Sonoma Valley

This is a clear bright straw color and very viscous. The palate is rich with tropical fruit flavors, mango and pineapple, all with a light wood undercurrent rather than the heavily toasted oak of so many Sonoma Chardonnays. The finish is mid-length with fresh pineapple predominating. This is a food wine, one that would pair well with Pompano en Papillote. Highly Recommended. 91.

WHO: Deerfield Ranch Winery
WHAT: Chardonnay
WHERE: Sonoma Valley, California
WHEN: 2008
HOW MUCH: $35 (Media Sample)


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