Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, 2015 (750ml)Winemaker's Notes
The Columbia Valley Chardonnay is a pleasurable, food-friendly Chardonnay. This is a fresh, soft style of Chardonnay with bright apple and sweet citrus fruit character with subtle spice and oak nuances 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 softness.
WS 89 points - vintage 2014
Wine Spectator - "On the lighter side, with lemon curd and spice flavors on a sleek frame, picking up fresh green fig notes as the finish lingers. Drink now through 2018."
W&S 89 points - vintage 2014
Wine & Spirits - "Simple and sweet, this steal of a chardonnay rallies with firm, focused pear flavors, crisp and fresh. Chill it for aperitifs."