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2003 Marcassin - Chardonnay Marcassin Vineyard Chardonnay - USA - California - Sonoma - Sonoma Coast - White

USA - California - Sonoma - Sonoma Coast

White Chardonnay
Producer Notes

One of the most influential mavens of modern California winemaking, Helen Turley creates in Marcassin wines that are among the most sought-after in California. Though the wines are made following a traditionalist Burgundian style, they are unique, complex representations of California Pinot and Chardonnay. Turley's straightforward winemaking philosophy is, "...great vineyards, meticulously... More »

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96
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Drink Dates
Comm: 2009-2015 VF: 2004-2009
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 126
Author Scooter
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.604%
Tasted On 09/22/2012

Maybe the consistently best Chardonnay in California. Distinctly new world in style, but restrained. Remarkably smooth, with baking spices and honeysuckle notes. Still going strong

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Author clover
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 07/01/2009
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Author winefolio
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 80.523%
Tasted On 03/04/2009
Drink Dates (06-21)
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Author JMC22
Trade
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.301%
Tasted On 06/23/2008
Drink Dates 2009-2015

Honeysuckle and wildflowers. Structured palate with no flabbiness, great finish.

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