Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Dusted Valley Vinters Old Vine Chardonnay 2003 Review by Billy
Sometimes the bargain wines are in the bargain bin for a reason. This was one such wine. While I certainly cannot complain about the $5.75 price I paid, I can certainly complain about the wine.
Dusted Valley Vinters Old Vine Chardonnay hails from Walla-Walla Washington. Here are my notes:
Nose: a bit buttery but overpowering acitone and sharp lemon citrus.
Palate: OUCH! (yes, I actually wrote ouch in my journal). Overbalanced acid makes me pucker. Heavy citrus with sour grapefruit like acidity. Some chardonnay flavor buried in there.
Finish: green grape stem finish.
It should be noted that I tasted this again about an hour after I opened it. Still makes me pucker. Wines just shouldn't do that.
Still, Raise a glass.