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Cattleya Chardonnay Beyond the Threshold 2019

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CWA

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $70.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

97 Points | JD
“I loved the 2019 Chardonnay “Beyond The Threshold” {Porthos note: this is the winery’s proprietary name for this rare bottling}, which comes entirely from the Sonoma Coast. Revealing a light gold hue as well as a captivating nose of crushed citrus, stone fruits, green almonds, and toasted bread, it has a beautiful, Meursault-like richness and nuttiness, medium to full body, nicely integrated acidity, and a great, great finish. It’s another impeccably made Chardonnay from this estate that will benefit from 2-3 years of bottle age and cruise for a solid decade or more in cold cellars.” - Jeb Dunnuck
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Milk Chocolate

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High Residual Sugar

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Kevin Bacons

Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

97 Points | JD
“I loved the 2019 Chardonnay “Beyond The Threshold” {Porthos note: this is the winery’s proprietary name for this rare bottling}, which comes entirely from the Sonoma Coast. Revealing a light gold hue as well as a captivating nose of crushed citrus, stone fruits, green almonds, and toasted bread, it has a beautiful, Meursault-like richness and nuttiness, medium to full body, nicely integrated acidity, and a great, great finish. It’s another impeccably made Chardonnay from this estate that will benefit from 2-3 years of bottle age and cruise for a solid decade or more in cold cellars.” - Jeb Dunnuck



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Cattleya

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Russian River