Bread and Butter Chardonnay

Bread and Butter Chardonnay, Sonoma Area Ca, 2015 $15.99

Astoria Wine and Spirits

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Sight

  • Clarity: Clear
  • Brightness: Day bright
  • Color: Gold yellow
  • Rim: Pale yellow 
  • Viscosity: Medium

 

Nose

  • Intensity: Moderate Plus
  • Age: young
  • Fruit: Yellow apple, apricot, pear, papaya 
  • Floral: apple blossom, White flowers
  • Non Fruit: Hazelnut, creme fraiche, canned corn
  • Earth: Medium minus, limestone
  • Wood: Medium plus, Toffee, butterscotch, vanilla, buttered popcorn

 

Palate

  • Fruit: Apple, pear, apricot, meyer lemon, papaya
  • Floral: Apple blossoms, jasmine
  • Non Fruit: Hazelnut, creme fraiche, sweet corn, buttered popcorn
  • Earth: low limestone, (less than on the nose)
  • Wood: Medium plus, Toffee butterscotch, vanilla, pie crust, 

 

Structure

  • Sweetness: Dry 
  • Body: Medium minus
  • Tannin: 
  • Acid: Medium plus
  • Alcohol: Medium plus

 

 

Pretty typical for a California Oaked Chardonnay

Great but will also age well for a couple years.

Check out the link below for the typical flavor profile of the wine.