Wine Advocate | Rating: 92The 2014 Chardonnay Gap's Crown Vineyard has an exuberant nose of white peaches, grapefruit, lemon curd, marzipan and orange blossoms with a waft of baking bread. Medium bodied and elegantly crafted in the mouth, it delivers many layers of flavor with a great backbone of freshness and some minerals coming through on the long finish.Drink Dates: 2017 - 2022Author: Lisa Perrotti-BrownIssue: 229
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