Friday, January 29, 2010

Rochioli Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2008 Wine Review (NW)


Tasting notes:

Bright citrus, honey, and vanilla on the nose

Full bodied on the palate

Lemon lime and vanilla on the finish

I was pleasantly surprised with this wine because it pulls off quite a feat. It has a full-bodied and richly-textured quality that dances with a surprisingly crisp, acidic, green apple and citrus quality. It's neither one or the other- rather a remarkable combination of the two. For $40 or so, check it out. And raise a glass!

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