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Maxem Chardonnay UV Vineyard 2018

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CWA

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $89.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Winery Notes
“Sourced from vines planted in 2001, this vibrant elixir shines a light golden hue in the glass, drawing your eyes in with ease. Exuberant aromas of gunpowder, white peach, gardenias, and key lime lead into a sensually textured palate of lemon curd, butterscotch, salinity and crushed rocks, all backed by a scintillating nervous acidity that speaks to the purity of the site where this fruit was born. A balanced and lingering finish leaves intoxicating traces of mineral-laced yellow fruits and saline on the tongue, beckoning you back to glass for another sip. Aged in a mix of 80% French oak and 20% concrete tank, this 100% whole cluster offering presents a lively and personality-rich rendition of Chardonnay from one of California’s Grand Cru slices of dirt.”

Jeb Dunnuck Barrel Tasting Notes
“Not yet bottled, the 2018 Chardonnay UV Vineyard comes from a higher-yielding, long, even growing season. It has a similar aromatic style to the 2017 yet is slightly more fresh and vivid, with lots of honeysuckle, acacia flowers, and citrus aromatics, medium to full body, terrific balance, and a great finish. It’s certainly an outstanding wine and is going to check in near the 2017. 94-96 points.”
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Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Winery Notes
“Sourced from vines planted in 2001, this vibrant elixir shines a light golden hue in the glass, drawing your eyes in with ease. Exuberant aromas of gunpowder, white peach, gardenias, and key lime lead into a sensually textured palate of lemon curd, butterscotch, salinity and crushed rocks, all backed by a scintillating nervous acidity that speaks to the purity of the site where this fruit was born. A balanced and lingering finish leaves intoxicating traces of mineral-laced yellow fruits and saline on the tongue, beckoning you back to glass for another sip. Aged in a mix of 80% French oak and 20% concrete tank, this 100% whole cluster offering presents a lively and personality-rich rendition of Chardonnay from one of California’s Grand Cru slices of dirt.”

Jeb Dunnuck Barrel Tasting Notes
“Not yet bottled, the 2018 Chardonnay UV Vineyard comes from a higher-yielding, long, even growing season. It has a similar aromatic style to the 2017 yet is slightly more fresh and vivid, with lots of honeysuckle, acacia flowers, and citrus aromatics, medium to full body, terrific balance, and a great finish. It’s certainly an outstanding wine and is going to check in near the 2017. 94-96 points.”



Ratings Sources

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

Winery Maxem Wine

Vineyard Designate UV

AVA

Region Sonoma Coast