Matanzas Creek

Alexander Valley Chardonnay

2018 | Sonoma County, CA
$35
BROWSING ONLY
Description
The Alexander Valley Chardonnay exhibits aromas of grilled nectarine, olive oil ice cream, sweet lemon bars and a hint of snickerdoodle cookie. Hints of vanilla, marzipan and roasted walnuts balance out the savory, rich mouthfeel with cascading acidity.
Acclaim
93
points
Vinous
AG 7/2021
90
points
JebDunnuck.com
JD 5/2020
This white wine exhibits aromas of nectarine, sweet lemon and hints of spiced cookie. Flavors of vanilla, marzipan and roasted hazelnut balance out the savory, rich mouthfeel with cascading acidity.

Aromas

  • Nectarine Nectarine
  • Lemon Lemon
  • Spiced Cookie Spiced Cookie

Flavors

  • Vanilla Vanilla
  • Sweet Lemon Sweet Lemon
  • Roasted Hazelnut Roasted Hazelnut
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About Matanzas Creek

Located in the Bennett Valley sub-region of Sonoma County, Matanzas Creek Winery earned its reputation as a pioneer for Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot in the 1970s. The winery's estate vineyards in Sonoma County are sustainably farmed, extending from the cool coastline to the inland valley and producing a diversity of expressions of its celebrated Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot wines. Beyond the widespread recognition of the wines, Matanzas Creek is famous for its stunning lavender gardens.

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