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26 April, 2007

Chalone Vineyard 2004 Chardonnay

Chalone Vineyard 2004 Chardonnay
Posted in : Chardonnay, White Wine on by : The Gourmez

Chalone Vineyard Other words on the label: Monterey County 2004 Chardonnay This review may be skewed because everything tastes like grapefruit lately. Which means that grapefruit, of course, is the most prominent flavor in this wine. Extracting that acidity, here are the rest: The nose is sweet with a hint of lime while first sip
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26 April, 2007

Monkey Bay Chardonnay 2004

Monkey Bay Chardonnay 2004
Posted in : Chardonnay, White Wine on by : The Gourmez

Monkey Bay Chardonnay Other words on the label: New Zealand Vintage 2004 East Coast I was excited the moment I read the back of the label and learned that “the legendary monkey, once believed to inhabit this secluded spot, has truly been brought to life through this exciting range of wines.” Wow, I thought. If
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26 April, 2007

Renwood 2002 Viognier

Renwood 2002 Viognier
Posted in : Viognier, White Wine on by : The Gourmez

Renwood 2002 Viognier Other stuff on the label: Select Series, Lodi This white tastes like creme brulee that’s finished with a splash of orange juice. It has a sweet and sourness to it, like a buttery mixture of vanilla, pineapple, and allspice. The smell is leafy, which doesn’t at all fit with the taste, but
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26 April, 2007

Pacific Rim Dry Riesling

Pacific Rim Dry Riesling
Posted in : Riesling, White Wine on by : The Gourmez

Pacific Rim Dry Riesling Other stuff on the label: Bonny Doon Vineyard I don’t often comment on labels but this one deserves special attention. The artwork is quite perplexing and I can’t hazard a guess as to its meaning. Just let it be said that the Santa Cruz area, where Bonny Doon Winery is housed,
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