Chateau Ste. Michelle Columbia Valley Chardonnay 2017
|Region||United States, Washington, Columbia Valley|
|Brand||Chateau Ste. Michelle|
Ranked the #3 White, Sparkling & Rose Wine in our February 9, 2019 "Big Taste" of The Vineyard Wine Tasting Event.
Ranked the #8 White, Sparkling & Rosé Wine in our Sept. 23, 2017 "Big Taste" of The Vineyard Wine Tasting Event.
The Columbia Valley Chardonnay is a pleasurable, food-friendly Chardonnay. It is crafted in a fresh, soft style with bright apple and sweet citrus fruit character with subtle spice and oak nuances. We blend Chardonnay grapes from vineyards throughout Washington's Columbia Valley to make this a complex, interesting wine. The sur lie aging gives it an appealing richness. Food Pairing: Crab, poultry, salmon, scallops.
This wine's aromas are pleasing, with notes of apple, cream and spice. Full-feeling yet nuanced fruit flavors follow. Spice notes linger on the finish. It displays a lovely sense of balance that kicks it up a notch.
Sleek and supple, with appealingly forward tropical fruit and pear flavors, finishing with zesty spice notes. Drink now. 1,000,000 cases made.