Ste Chapelle 2012 Chardonnay, Snake River Valley, $13

By on November 22, 2013

ste-chapelle-chardonnay-bottleBest Buy! Longtime winemaker Maurine Johnson relies on fruit from Idaho’s Skyline Vineyard for this approachable and balanced Chardonnay. It starts with hints of pear butter on toast with apple, pineapple, jasmine and vanilla extract. The inviting entries brings delicious breadth with Gala apple, pear and lemony qualities. There’s roundness in the midpalate that’s followed by bright acidity to make this an enjoyable quaffer. Serve with roast chicken, fish or cream-based pasta.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 1,360 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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