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Morlet Chardonnay Coup de Coeur 2014

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CWA

RP95

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $145.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

95 Points
“The 2014 Chardonnay Coup De Coeur is always a selection of the best barrels of Chardonnay in the cellar. The 2014 has a breathtaking nose of honeyed tropical fruits, apple blossom, citrus oil, a hint of marmalade and subtle toast. It is full-bodied and rich with great acidity and considerable structure built-in with vibrant acidity and natural energy. This is a beauty, but I suggest patience of a year or so before enjoying it over the following decade or more.” - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

BACKGROUND
Robert Parker on Morlet: “Run, don’t walk and splurge for the Luc Morlet Wine Express. Morlet, who comes from a family of winemakers in Champagne and consults at the Peter Michael Winery where his brother Nicolas is in charge of the winemaking, has his own operation on Route 29 north of St. Helena. His Napa cuvées were reviewed in Issue #215. His Sonoma offerings are remarkable wines that are about as good as wines made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah can be. Morlet is not only a fabulous winemaking talent, he knows how to bring the French savoir faire of complexity, elegance and precision to the ripe, concentrated, intense fruit of California.”
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*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

95 Points
“The 2014 Chardonnay Coup De Coeur is always a selection of the best barrels of Chardonnay in the cellar. The 2014 has a breathtaking nose of honeyed tropical fruits, apple blossom, citrus oil, a hint of marmalade and subtle toast. It is full-bodied and rich with great acidity and considerable structure built-in with vibrant acidity and natural energy. This is a beauty, but I suggest patience of a year or so before enjoying it over the following decade or more.” - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

BACKGROUND
Robert Parker on Morlet: “Run, don’t walk and splurge for the Luc Morlet Wine Express. Morlet, who comes from a family of winemakers in Champagne and consults at the Peter Michael Winery where his brother Nicolas is in charge of the winemaking, has his own operation on Route 29 north of St. Helena. His Napa cuvées were reviewed in Issue #215. His Sonoma offerings are remarkable wines that are about as good as wines made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah can be. Morlet is not only a fabulous winemaking talent, he knows how to bring the French savoir faire of complexity, elegance and precision to the ripe, concentrated, intense fruit of California.”



Ratings Sources

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

Winery Morlet Family Vineyards

Vineyard Designate

AVA Sonoma Coast

Region Napa Valley