This is Chardonnay with some Roussanne, and Gewürztraminer added from California.  Imagine if the Prisoner Wine Company made a Chard, this is just what you would expect.  And they did and it is.  Light yellow gold in color, clear and bright.  The nose has vanilla, spice, baked apples and slight caramel.  Full bodied.  On the palate, this has plenty of apples with some vanilla and spice.  This is a big and bold (as opposed to crisp and clean) style of Chardonnay and should be very popular among those who like that style (and there are many).  Expect to see this popping up a lot at parties this holiday season.  It drinks smoothly and easily on its own and should be pretty flexible with food.  It went quite well with popcorn but would work well with salmon, too.  Drink over the next few years.  

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
92
Vintage: 
2019
Current Price: 
$40.00USD

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