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90 • Chilcas 2011 Reserva, Chardonnay, San Rafael $13. Best Buy.
Pale golden color. Aromas of vanilla custard, apple pie and delicate spice with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a creamy, pineapple, and praline driven finish. A delicious and balanced chardonnay for sipping or the table. (tasted on Feb-25-2013)
89 • Tabalí 2011 Reserva Especial, Chardonnay, Limarí Valley $16.99.
Mild aromas of lemon yogurt and Hawaiian bread with a soft, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tart green pineapple and lime driven finish. A nice polished and dry chardonnay that has a Macon like character. (tasted on Feb-04-2013)
87 • Quasar 2012 Reserva, Chardonnay, Curico Valley $9. Best Buy.
Attractive aroma of citrus frosting on pound cake with a silky, tangy, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a crisp, mouthwatering honeyed citrus and mineral accented finish. Very appetizing. (tasted on Feb-04-2013)
85 • Crucero 2012 Chardonnay, Colchagua Valley $9.99.
Inviting aromas of peach, kiwi, and lemon cream with a soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy starfruit and nutshell accented finish. A nice chardonnay for the table. (tasted on Feb-04-2013)
84 • Crucero 2011 Reserva, Chardonnay, Maipo Valley $12.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Deep golden color. Aromas of roasted pineapple and coconut have a touch of latex with a fruity medium body and a tangy, lemon curd and a candied spiced nut accented finish. (tasted on Feb-04-2013)