Valley View Winery 2019 Anna Maria Chardonnay, Applegate Valley, $24

By on November 8, 2021

The Wisnovsky family has produced a Chardonnay in Southern Oregon since 1979, and they earned gold medals at two of Oregon’s largest competitions with this reserve release from Stepping Stone Vineyard, a cooler site at a higher elevation than the nearby winery. Brothers Mark and Michael named this tier is named for their mother, who founded Valley View near Jacksonville in 1972. Restrained aromas of lemon oil, jasmine, green pea and bell pepper offer more fruit on the palate, which brings a wave of Asian pear, starfruit and lemon curd, making for a pleasing mouthfeel that’s finished with a lick of pineapple.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 200 cases

Alcohol 13.8%

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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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