Wine Advocate | Rating: 95The 2016 Chardonnay la Carriere has a gorgeous nose of warm grapefruit, white peaches and lime blossoms with touches of lightly toasted bread, crushed almonds and chalk dust. The palate is medium to full-bodied, refreshing and lively with loads of mineral sparks coming through on the very long finish. 1,885 cases produced.Drink Dates: 2019 - 2029Author: Lisa Perrotti-BrownIssue: Mid-October 2018 New Releases
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Collector Data For This Wine
- 74 bottles owned
- 13 collectors