Staglin Family Vineyard – Estate Chardonnay 2017 – Rutherford, Napa Valley

Staglin Family Vineyard – Estate Chardonnay 2017 – Rutherford, Napa Valley

The nose is fresh, elegant and offers a beautiful definition, gourmandize and a small richness. It reveals notes of juicy/Fresh Mirabelle plum, juicy/Fresh quince, small notes of pear associated with small touches of small crushed yellow fruits as well as small hints of butter, toasted and a subtle hint of flowers. The palate is fresh, juicy, elegant and offers a beautiful definition, tension, precision as well as a fine/acidulous frame. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy/acidulous mirabelle plum, juicy quince, small notes of lemon associated with small touches of juicy lemon, juicy/fleshy pear, peach as well as fine hints of lychee/quenette, butter and vanilla. A beautiful persistence.

Note (Score): 17.75/20

Note (Score): 95-96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2020

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Blanc sec (Dry white)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)