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91 • Chime 2010 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley $17.99. Best Buy.
Golden straw color. Rich pineapple cake, guava and caramel apple aromas with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and dried apple, smoked nut and buttercream accented finish. A nicely nuanced, oak-influenced chardonnay. (tasted on Oct-29-2012)
91 • Chime 2011 Chardonnay, Napa County $17.99. Best Buy.
Bright golden color. Bold roasted nut and baked apple aromas with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a toasty, fruit bread and tropical citrus finish. A rock solid oak-driven chardonnay that will be great with roasted turkey. (tasted on Oct-29-2012)
88 • Magness 2011 Chardonnay, Napa Valley $19.99.
Aromas of roasted nuts, mocha, and baked pineapples and apples with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a honeycomb, green apple, lemon, melon rind, and earth accented finish. A nice choice for crisp roasted chicken. (tasted on Oct-29-2012)
88 • Sea Mist 2010 Chardonnay, Russian River Valley $17.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale golden color. Deep honey baked pineapple, coconut water, and banana cake aromas and flavors with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tart, spiced pear, nougat and Meyer lemon finish. Pair with Hawaiian roasted pork and chicken dishes. (tasted on Oct-29-2012)