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Chardonnay The Judge, Kongsgaard Winery 2015

SubregionNapa Valley
Grape VarietyChardonnay

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
U.S.A.2015Chardonnay The Judge, Kongsgaard Winery NewBT01640.00bt98/100 RP1853.33333333333100.0098.00Chardonnay The Judge, Kongsgaard0.75
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Tasting Notes

The 2015 Chardonnay The Judge may well be one of the all-time greatest Chardonnays ever made in California. It took 12 months to ferment dry and it is incredibly concentrated, like the quintessential Chardonnay – with lemon custard pie notes intermixed with orange marmalade, white peach, honeysuckle and a liqueur of rocks, all in a full-bodied, super-dense style that remains relatively light on its feet. This Chardonnay could be mythical!

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (228), December 2016

A barrel sample to be bottled around July 2018, the 2015 Chardonnay The Judge offers up very pretty orange blossom and jasmine notes with a core of lemon curd, pink grapefruit and guava plus buttered toast and praline. Full-bodied, wonderfully creamy, spicy and gregarious, it has so much verve and expression, finishing very long, layered and minerally.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate (233), October 2017
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