2005 DuMOL - Chardonnay clare 1.5L

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Professional Reviews For This Wine

Burghound | Rating: 89

(from the Hyde Vineyard in the Los Carneros AVA that was aged for a full 18 months on its lees; bottled at 14.5%) No review available

Drink Dates: 2008+
Author: Allen Meadows
Issue: Issue 32

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Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

The 2005 Chardonnay Clare offers exotic tropical fruit notes, has a medium straw color, seems more tightly knit in the mouth, with more noticeable acidity. This acidity gives the wine tremendous structure and tightness, reminding me of a backward white Burgundy in terms of its structural mouthfeel. This is another beauty that should drink nicely for 5-7 years.

Drink Dates: 2007-2014
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 174

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Wine Spectator | Rating: 90

Tight and concentrated, with a mix of green apple, citrus, Meyer lemon and flinty mineral notes that are intense and focused, with a complex finish that ends with a touch of oak. 268 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2008-2011
Author: James Laube

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Customer Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 90
Author: Scooter
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 07/20/2009
Good Russian River chardonnay with spicy notes and vanilla; good now, would probably benefit from a few more years in bottle to smooth out the spicy edges

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The 25-acre biodynamically farmed DuMOL Estate Vineyard is located on an undulating east-facing slope of one of Russian River Valley's most famous ridgelines. From this classic site, and in tandem with some of the coastal area's finest growers, DuMOL crafts wines that fully capture the aromatics, flavors, and textures that exemplify their vineyard sites and the varietal characteristics in the purest and most precise form.

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