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2011 Flowers Chardonnay Camp Meeting Ridge

  • 88 WS
  • 92 IWC
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SKU: 50222-2011-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 88

    A fresh, zesty mix of citrus, floral, white peach and green apple forms the core of this medium-weight, elegant offering.
    Author: James Laube
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

    Light gold. Vibrant, mineral-dominated aromas of orange zest, pear and quinine, with a sexy floral nuance and a hint of smoky lees. Taut, focused and pure, offering concentrated orchard and citrus fruit flavors that are underscored by notes of iodine and chalky minerality. Finishes spicy, stony and long, with lingering floral and ginger notes and excellent clarity.
    Author: Josh Raynolds
    Issue: May/June 2014
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  • In 1989, Walt and Joan Flowers' quest for a cool climate vineyard site lead these former nursery owners to answer a short classified ad for land on the rugged Sonoma coast of Northern California. Atop 1,150-1,875-foot high ridges overlooking the Pacific Ocean, they have grown and produced quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay since the inaugural vintage in 1993. Flowers holds two estate properties: Camp Meeting Ridge, 23 acres of vines planted on the original property; and Flowers Ranch, 47 acres of Pinot planted from 1998-2001 on a second property. Both of these parcels benefit from abundant sunshine during the growing season, with the warmth tempered by the fog and cool wind off the ocean. Case production is around 15,000 cases each year. The finished products are consistently praised as excellent representations of the extreme terrior of the Northern Sonoma coastline.

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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 30 bottles owned
    • 6 collectors