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Carmel Road Chardonnaytext
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Carmel Road Chardonnay 2019

Monterey County, Central Coast, California, United StatesAt first taste, this certified sustainable chardonnay suggests it has had some oak ageing, but it is not the case. Its creamy custardy palate is all part of the Monterey site it comes off. The nose is a mix of intense fresh peach and sweet lime that spills onto the palate. Butter and baked pear and lime mark the finish along with a refreshing hit of acidity that is all Monterey. It is California, no doubt, but fun to sip and friendly enough to work with chicken tacos. Fun and well worth the money for California chardonnay fans, new and old.Tasted: 31 October 2021Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices: BC 21.99 select private retailers AB 18.49 private wine shops Producer: Carmel Road WineryDistributors: Summit Fine Wines
Grape: ChardonnayCSPC: 288969UPC: 748284002548