National Chardonnay Day! What are you drinking?

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National Chardonnay Day! What are you drinking?

#1 Post by Sean_S » May 21st, 2020, 2:18 pm

Always looking for an excuse to drink some Chardonnay. Tonight we are going to celebrate with a blind flight of six wines.

Featuring:
2015 Goodfellow Richards Cuvee
2018 Walter Scott Cuvee Anne
2017 Crowley Willamette Valley Chardonnay
2017 PYCM Bourgogne Blanc
2017 Kirkland Chablis 1er Cru Chablis
2014 Bravium Chardonnay Rosellas vineyard (This one should stick out like a sore thumb because of the oak)

What everyone else drinking today?

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#2 Post by Scott Tallman » May 21st, 2020, 2:35 pm

2017 Morgen Long WV & 2017 Walter Scott Cuvee Anne
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#3 Post by Marshall Manning » May 21st, 2020, 2:43 pm

Sean_S wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 2:18 pm
2017 Kirkland 1er Cru Chablis
I've scoured the Chablis vineyard maps and can't find the Kirkland premier cru vineyard anywhere. Is it near Montmains neener ??
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#4 Post by Sean_S » May 21st, 2020, 2:52 pm

Marshall Manning wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 2:43 pm
Sean_S wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 2:18 pm
2017 Kirkland 1er Cru Chablis
I've scoured the Chablis vineyard maps and can't find the Kirkland premier cru vineyard anywhere. Is it near Montmains neener ??
Me neither but its $15 and usually decent. Lets see how it fairs in the blind tasting.

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#5 Post by Brian S t o t t e r » May 21st, 2020, 3:56 pm

What? I didn't know! I have none chilled :(

Enjoy boys!
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#6 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » May 21st, 2020, 4:04 pm

2017 Enfield Wine Co. Haynes Vineyard Chardonnay
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#7 Post by Sean_S » May 21st, 2020, 4:10 pm

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:04 pm
2017 Enfield Wine Co. Haynes Vineyard Chardonnay
Awesome. will be on the lookout for a note David. I've never had an Enfield wine.

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#8 Post by D@vid Bu3ker » May 21st, 2020, 4:16 pm

Sean_S wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:10 pm
D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:04 pm
2017 Enfield Wine Co. Haynes Vineyard Chardonnay
Awesome. will be a lookout for a note David. I've never had an Enfield wine.

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#9 Post by B. Buzzini » May 21st, 2020, 4:19 pm

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Looking forward to hearing about those Walter Scott Cuvée Anne’s! [cheers.gif]

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#10 Post by blarmston » May 21st, 2020, 4:27 pm

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#11 Post by PeterH » May 21st, 2020, 4:52 pm

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#12 Post by Dave McIsaac » May 21st, 2020, 4:59 pm

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#13 Post by Dave McIsaac » May 21st, 2020, 5:00 pm

Brian S t o t t e r wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 3:56 pm
What? I didn't know! I have none chilled :(

Enjoy boys!
7-10 minutes in the fridge should get you good to go.......
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#14 Post by Sean_S » May 21st, 2020, 5:51 pm

Party Time!

I added a 2017 Crowley Willamette Valley to the mix

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#15 Post by Chris Seiber » May 21st, 2020, 5:54 pm

Oxidized White Burgundy.

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#16 Post by Sean_S » May 21st, 2020, 6:08 pm

Chris Seiber wrote:
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Oxidized White Burgundy.
I feel for you. Life is to short to drink oxidized wine. Pop another
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#17 Post by Corey N. » May 21st, 2020, 6:17 pm

2016 Briceland Vineyards Ronda’s Reserve Chardonnay. Good stuff that was aged 3+ years on the lees to give it a creamy texture that is counterbalanced by nice acidity.
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#18 Post by Jeremy Holmes » May 21st, 2020, 6:29 pm

I've been doing National Chardonnay Life. Might bust a Riesling.
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#19 Post by Rick Allen » May 21st, 2020, 7:40 pm

2017 Lingua Franca - very good!

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#20 Post by Scott Tallman » May 21st, 2020, 7:48 pm

Rick Allen wrote:
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2017 Lingua Franca - very good!
Which one? I really enjoy the Bunker Hill, but have yet to try any others.
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#21 Post by JFPelletier » May 21st, 2020, 8:10 pm

I went with a 2015 Rhys Chardonnay Alpine vineyard. Reminds me of a Chablis. Great stuff.

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#22 Post by markjchambers » May 21st, 2020, 8:26 pm

Virtual Chard tasting with my group:
2001 Boillot Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru, 2009 Marcassin Three Sisters, 2017 Aubert CIX

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#23 Post by James Lyon » May 21st, 2020, 8:45 pm

It's beyond bedtime for this essential worker, but I have a 2011 Whistling Ridge Vineyards Chardonnay queued up in the fridge for the holiday weekend. Cheers!

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#24 Post by Sean_S » May 21st, 2020, 10:26 pm

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Virtual Chard tasting with my group:
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#25 Post by Tom DeBiase » May 21st, 2020, 10:38 pm

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#26 Post by Marcus Goodfellow » May 21st, 2020, 11:32 pm

2017 Patricia Green Durant Vineyard
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#27 Post by Frank Z » May 22nd, 2020, 12:10 am

Had some 2016 Maxem UV Chardonnay. Delicious.
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#28 Post by Rick Allen » May 22nd, 2020, 6:05 am

Scott Tallman wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 7:48 pm
Rick Allen wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 7:40 pm
2017 Lingua Franca - very good!
Which one? I really enjoy the Bunker Hill, but have yet to try any others.
The Avni, which is their base level Chard. I thought the wine was good, but not a great value.

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#29 Post by Bud Carey » May 22nd, 2020, 6:44 am

2016 Rivers-Marie Joy Road chard.
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#30 Post by Jeff Wilkinson » May 22nd, 2020, 7:29 am

2018 Goodfellow Berserker Day Cuvee
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#31 Post by Matt A » May 22nd, 2020, 8:47 am

blarmston wrote:
May 21st, 2020, 4:27 pm
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#32 Post by C. Keller » May 22nd, 2020, 8:58 am

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#33 Post by Jared Wagner » May 22nd, 2020, 12:40 pm

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How was it? Absolutely loved a 16 recently, which forced me me to buy more!!

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#34 Post by Sarah Kirschbaum » May 22nd, 2020, 12:56 pm

We had a very good, very youthful 2011 H. Boillot Clos de la Mouchere. I must admit it was only by accident I had chardonnay on National Chardonnay Day.

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#35 Post by Joshua Kates » May 22nd, 2020, 1:31 pm

One day late, will also be popping the 2017 Walter Scott Cuvée Anne (with Maine Uni and pacific Halibut).
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#36 Post by Bob Hughes » May 22nd, 2020, 1:38 pm

Like Joshua, one day late, but I'm sitting here listening to the Jerry Garcia Band with a glass of the 2017 Walter Scott Seven Springs.

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#37 Post by KyleC » May 22nd, 2020, 5:48 pm

Had a great 2012 Failla Chuy Vineyard Sonoma Valley Chardonnay.
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#38 Post by John Kight » May 22nd, 2020, 5:52 pm

2017 Antinori Castillo della Sala Cervaro (Umbrian Chardonnay). Really great wine, completely modern and even “new world” in fruit, and yet no creamy/buttery character and great acidity.

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#39 Post by Richard T r i m p i » May 22nd, 2020, 5:58 pm

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#40 Post by C. Keller » May 22nd, 2020, 6:05 pm

Jared Wagner wrote:
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2017 Domaine Jean-Marc Vincent Santenay 1er Cru 'Le Beaurepaire' Blanc
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How was it? Absolutely loved a 16 recently, which forced me me to buy more!!
Jared,

I had high hopes for this. William and Jeremy touted this in some previous posts which led me to the purchase. It unfortunately didn't deliver. First off, the color was a tad darker than I would expect for a 2017. The nose on PnP was stinky so I threw it in the decanter and the stank did go away to be replaced by a waxy smell. The nose never revealed anything else. The palate was very singular, again, not revealing anything. The acidity was so high it reminded me of warhead candy. Really sour and puckering. Drank over 5 hours and never developed. Hoping this was an off bottle.
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#41 Post by MitchTallan » May 22nd, 2020, 6:14 pm

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This is so F-ing good. It is also uncannily like a Goodfellow WR. It starts out meek and mild and then every 20 minutes unfolds to show new flavors.

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#42 Post by Scott Brunson » May 23rd, 2020, 4:20 am

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#43 Post by RichardFlack » May 23rd, 2020, 8:13 am

Chris Seiber wrote:
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Oxidized White Burgundy.
They do grow Chardonnay elsewhere, many alternative triple C regions.

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#44 Post by RichardFlack » May 23rd, 2020, 8:25 am

Late to post, sorry. It was a week night so nothing too strenuous.
Samuel Billaud Montee de Tonnerre 2015.

Really nice, classy wine showing well. A bit broad for prototypical Chablis, complex and almost a little round on the mid palate and finish (it’s 2015), has a great future ahead. ( if Mr Morris is not reading this I’d almost say very ripe stones). 2014 and 2015 Chablis such a fascinating contrast of vintages back to back.

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#45 Post by Thomas Keim » May 23rd, 2020, 9:13 am

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