This was a worrisome bottle.  The top was sticky due to a leaking cork.  On opening, the cork was a mess and had leaked and apparently self sealed at some point.  Still, the underlying wine was excellent.  Light golden in color.  The nose has green apples, slight lemon custard and hints of vanilla.  On the palate, this has a creamy texture but sharp acidity.  Nice lemon fruit with some vanilla.  Slight tannins.  Long finish.  Drinks like a wine I would expect from the Sonoma Coast.  No idea how the leaking cork affected the development of this wine.  Will work great with veggies and spicy foods although might be a clash for some hearty meats.  Seems like there may still be some upside but it should have another decade with no problems.  

Note:  Please see other reviews of this wine on this site for a better picture of the label.

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Grade: 
A
Score: 
93
Vintage: 
2015
Current Price: 
$42.00USD

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