The Chardonnay 2020 Chateau Montelena


4.2 étoiles - 3 avis professionnels
€ 65,95 (hors TVA)
79,14 (TVA incluse)
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Classification
Type Blanc
Marque Chateau Montelena
Millésime 2020
Pays États Unis
Région Napa Valley
Raisin Chardonnay
Volume
État Parfait
Étiquette Parfait
Stock 17

Avis professionnels

Robert Parker (93)

The 2020 Chardonnay was released in October 2022. As usual, it's a non-malolactic fermentation wine, matured in a relatively small proportion of new French oak, and so it reveals hints of apple, tangerine and lime on the nose. Medium to full-bodied, it's sappy, a bit linear and vibrant on the palate, finishing crisp and long. I've capped the aging estimate at a decade, but past vintages have aged successfully for 20 years or more, depending on your preferences.

Decanter (93)

Streaks of tart papaya and kiwi are offset by a seductively briny, steely undertow here. Pert in fruit profile yet nuanced with an earthy, saline minerality and reverberating lime acidity, it's a wine that should mature well through this decade at least.

BOW (8.25)


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