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2014 Peter Michael - Ma Belle Fille

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / SONOMA
  • 98 WA
  • 92 WS
  • 96 JS
  • Variety
    Chardonnay
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SKU: 82180-2014
  • JamesSuckling.com | Rating: 96

    Aromas of stone, dried peaches and apples. Hints of minerals. Sicilian lemons. Green tea undertones. Full body yet bright and focused. Fantastic center palate. Condensed and impressive. Very long and flavorful. Drink now or hold.
    Author: James Suckling
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    Just starting to open, this offers a subtle mix of citrus skin, green apple, pear and spice flavors. Sustained by intensity and focus, this promises more ahead.
    Author: James Laube
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 98

    The 2014 Chardonnay Ma Belle Fille has essentially the same aromatic and flavor profile as well as huge body and concentration that also characterized the 2015, with oodles of caramelized citrus and honeysuckle in its explosive aromatics and intense flavors. Both are fabulous Chardonnays like their siblings and should be drunk over the next 10-12 years.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Vinous | Rating: 92

    The 2014 Chardonnay Ma Belle-Fille is one of the most exuberant wines in this range. Rich, creamy and voluptuous, Ma Belle-Fille emphasizes buttery and honey notes, along with an unctuous expression of Chardonnay.
    Author: Antonio Galloni
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  • Peter Michael's estate vineyards (founded in 1982) are what make his wines truly exceptional. Sugarloaf Ranch sits high above Knights Valley in eastern Sonoma County, and from its rocky volcanic soil come Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The Alexander Mountain Estate Vineyard, above Alexander Valley, provides additional Chardonnay. All Peter Michael wines are site-driven single vineyard bottlings, whether from the estate or the limited sourced appellations. The line-up of estate wines is supplemented by a Pinot Noir from Pisoni Vineyard called "Le Moulin Rouge."

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    California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 333 bottles owned
    • 57 collectors