2009 Varner Wines Chardonnay Spring Ridge Vineyard Bee Block
Santa Cruz Mountains, California
WB Rating: 90

Alcohol by volume: 14.7%
Price at time of purchase: $43.99 (K&L)
Type: Chardonnay
Principal varietal(s): Chardonnay

Nicely balanced, flavorful Chardonnay that manages to combine satisfying richness with a great sense of elegance and style. Slightly toasty aromas of spiced pear, caramel, roasted nuts, and subtle tropical fruits. Very clean and precise feel in the mouth, with a bit of that nice mineral water edge. Still youthful and fresh, may even get better. - HK 2012-07-07


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