Mount Eden Estate Chard 2011

Santa Cruz Mountain Santa Cruz
Retail Price: $60.00
Notes from the Winemaker: Mount Eden’s 2011 Chardonnay is simply magnificent. Intense and tightly-coiled from the very first taste, the 2011 pulsates with energy, texture and pure class. Bright citrus, lemon oil, flowers and crushed rocks are all vivid in the glass, but it is the wine’s exceptional balance that stands out most. The long, vibrant finish is a thing of beauty. In 2011, winemaker Jeffrey Patterson did not make a Reserve, instead all of the juice went into the straight Chardonnay. Readers who want to understand why the Santa Cruz Mountains is one of the world’s great terroirs for Chardonnay should start here. Quite simply, the 2011 Chardonnay is a, reference-point for California. The only question is how long it will take to come around.

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The Winery

Mount Eden
22020 Mt. Eden Road
Saratoga, CA 95070-9729.
(888) 865-9463 tel.
(408) 867-4329 fax
Website: mounteden.com Email: info@mounteden.com
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