Stephen Ross Edna Valley Chardonnay 2008
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Stephen Ross Edna Valley Chardonnay 2008
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Category: White Wine
Varietal:Chardonnay
Region: California » Central Coast » Edna Valley
Producer: Stephen Ross
Alcohol: 14.5%
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This wine was grown at two sites in the Edna Valley, which are southwest facing and consist of clay loam soils mixed with small white calcareous stones. It is brilliant straw-yellow in color with a pronounced and aromatic nose - a mix of crusty baguette, mango, apple and vanilla. The mouth is full and rich, with buttery notes, firm acidity and lingering tropical flavors. This is a rich wine with moderate oak notes, Chardonnay fruit aromas and food pleasing acidity.

Wine Enthusiast

A deliciously complex Chardonnay, nearly as good as the winery's single-vineyard wines, which makes it a great value. Smooth and clean, it shows vanilla cream, pineapple tart, Key lime pie and buttered toast flavors. Vibrant acidity keeps it all uplifted and bright.

Score: 92. —Steve Heimoff, May 01, 2011.

Wine Spectator

Fresh, intense and vibrant, offering a mix of spice, floral scents, honeydew melon and light vanilla-scented oak. Drink now through 2013. 713 cases made.

Score: 87. —James Laube, 2010.



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