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Au Bon Climat Chardonnay 2017, Santa Barbara County

Au Bon Climat Chardonnay 2017, Santa Barbara County

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75CL
ABV 13.50%
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USA

Jim Clendenen sees Burgundy as the benchmark for Chardonnay. What he makes is a real rebuttal to what you might expect from California. It's aged in French oak, more discreet and delicious. As a result, his Au Bon Climat winery has won universal praise since 1982. This has flavours of lemon, lime, vanilla and oak spice. Serve lightly chilled with shellfish.

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Grape Chardonnay
Closure Natural Cork
Country USA
Units 10.1
Characteristics Vanilla, Green Apple, Lemon, Lime, Peach
Type White
ABV ABV 13.50%
Region California
Style Rich & Toasty
Vintage 2017
Appellation Central Coast

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G. BROWN 8 days ago
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C. WALTER 3 months ago
Have drunk a lot of Jim's wines over many years
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H. COLLINS 3 months ago
Really classy
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P. O'KEEFFE 3 months ago
From my white wine rescue package (only reds left and it's too hot for them)
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A. BONDI 3 months ago
Slightly sour
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S. LITTLER 3 months ago
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U. TEODOROVICH 3 months ago
Absolutely cracking Californian Chardonnay. Have yet to have a wine from ABC that isn't excellent.
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GARETH LLOYD 6 months ago
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P. O'KEEFFE 8 months ago
From my white wine rescue package (only reds left and it's too hot for them), I was after certain whites but was recommended this US Chardonnay by the store staff in Majestics.  Great recommendation. Golden colour in the glass. Intensity on the nose is medium(+) with notes of apricot, Apple, lemon, butter and oak. On the palate, citrus, vanilla, peach and a very nice buttery medium finish. Acidity is low. Was much nicer as the glass warmed up(which right now, doesn't take that long).
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PAWEL WLAZLO 8 months ago
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W. SANCHEZ 8 months ago
If only their government was up to the standard of this wine! Genuinely a reference style for premium Cali Chardonnay in my opinion
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H. COLLINS 1 year ago
Really classy, a great Chardonnay, in the Burgundy style. Fresh, youthful, with complex but gentle oak flavours, with generous attractive fruit, giving a lengthy finish. Excellent value for money.
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A. BONDI 1 year ago
Slightly sour, then distinct Chardonnay, long dry finish.
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P. O'KEEFFE 1 year ago
Outstanding chardonnay form the US.   Floral on the nose. Butter, honey and vanilla aromas. Flavours of honey and apricot. Notes of citrus in the background.  Low acidity. Pleasant buttery finish. Loved it.
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