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Matanzas Creek Chardonnay 2010

Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California
  • WE 92
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Winemaker Notes

Bright straw in color. The nose has honeysuckle, lemon zest, lily owers, hint of smoke, hazelnuts, papaya, and underlying notes of green slate minerality. It has an unctuous mouthfeel, with well balanced acidity and compelling structure followed by notes of pineapple and bright citrus.

Critical Acclaim

WE 92
Wine Enthusiast

The winery held this Chardonnay back a year later than their far more expensive Journey bottling. Hard to say why, but the consumer is the beneficiary. That extra bit of aging has mellowed the wine, giving it a creamy, buttery richness. It has good acidity, too, that gives a lift to the ripe tropical fruits.

Matanzas Creek

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Matanzas Creek, Sonoma County, California
Matanzas Creek
Founded in 1977, Matanzas Creek Winery is located on the site of a retired dairy farm in Sonoma County's Bennett Valley. In 1985, the original winery, a converted dairy barn, gave way to a modern winemaking facility and since that time the Estate's Bennett Valley vineyards have grown to include over 280-acres of Chardonnay, Merlot and Syrah. Vineyard acquisitions in Sonoma Valley, Carneros, Russian River Valley and Knights Valley provide the vineyard management and winemaking... View More