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2006 Kongsgaard - Chardonnay Chardonnay - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - White

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USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

White Chardonnay
Producer Notes

Fifth-generation Napa natives John and Maggy Kongsgaard produce The Judge, Chardonnay, VioRous, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Low yielding vineyards and traditional low-intervention winemaking techniques produce powerful, graceful wines which are high intensity expressions of vineyard and variety.

The core of their endeavor is the ten-acre vineyard they planted in the late 1970s on a... More »

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VF: 2007-2012 VF: 2007-2012
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 144
Author gotwine
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 86.416%
Tasted On 04/12/2012
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Author cochrane78
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 88.312%
Tasted On 05/03/2011
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Author GrapesofWrath
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.461%
Tasted On 02/04/2011

Full body of ripe peach and papaya flavors, hints of cinnamon, pear - exotic rather than classic. Heavy on the finish, yet lively and cleansing. Light gold rich color and a nose of vanilla bean. Definitely an attention grabber. Cheers!

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Author Smari
Site / Blog link Trust Rating 95.652%
Tasted On 12/21/2008
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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 99.346%
Tasted On 11/09/2008

Initially somewhat reticent on the nose showing buttered popcorn and dill. Honey, melon and fig emerging. Great focus and acidity and length on the palate. Touch of fennel. Massive finish. Crushed stone, vanilla, cantaloupe and lemon on the nose. Concentrated and rich but still nuanced and balanced. Pineapple and honey. Oily lemon and a touch of egg custard.

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