Mount Eden Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay 2014 - Toast Wines by Taste
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Mount Eden Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay 2014

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Mount Eden Vineyards Reserve Chardonnay 2014
$76.99

SKU 19686

750ml

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Aroma: Penetrating with lemon, hazelnut, and gardenia blossom. Flavor: Full acidity and flavor. It is invigorating on the palate, with flavors of lemon, earth, and pear. Super long on the finish, this predicts a twenty-year life in the bottle.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Region California, Central Coast, Santa Cruz Mountains
Brand Mount Eden Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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VinousThe 2012 Chardonnay Reserve is absolutely gorgeous. Vivid and pure, with notable intensity but no excess weight, the 2012 has everything going on. Chamomile, white flowers, mint and white pepper give the wine its natural brightness and lift. Graphite, slate and a host of more mineral-inflected notes add complexity through to the long, articulate finish. Mount Eden’s Chardonnay is one of the truly great wines of California. The 2012 Reserve is not a big wine, but it is sublime, even if it is a bit closed today. Even so, the wine’s pedigree is first-class all the way. Quite simply, Mount Eden’s Reserve is one of the best Chardonnays, not just in the United States, but in the world.

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Wine EnthusiastAn oil-like shade of yellow in the glass, this is still a baby, showing aromas of walnut, seared lemon, yogurt, white flowers, oak and smoke. The acidity is pure and strong, cutting through the nutty flavors and savory richness. Sea salt, browned butter, Meyer lemon peels and orange marmalade flavors will only grow more cohesive with time.

Matt Kettmann, November 2017
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Wine SpectatorThe spicy oak is dominant, giving this a cedary flavor and texture, slowly rolling into a core of pear, melon, fig and apricot notes. Drink now through 2023. 1,495 cases made.

James Laube, November 2017

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