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Williams Selyem Chardonnay Unoaked 2019

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CWA

RP92

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $65.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

92 Points | RP
“The 2019 Unoaked Chardonnay has a lovely purity this vintage, with detailed pears, quince, flowers and roasted almonds on the nose. The palate is light-bodied, silky and crisp with floral-laced flavors and loads of bright, juicy uplift on the long finish.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

Winemaker Notes: “Sourced from older vines in the Russian River Valley, the Unoaked Chardonnay displays tremendous depth and character. Aromatic and rich, the nose displays spiced pear and citrus notes with some tropical undertones while notes of yellow apple are also apparent. The key to richness and development of texture is sur lie aging and batonnage. This means that, much like barrel fermented Chardonnay, the Unoaked stays on the lees and is stirred weekly in tank to encourage mouthfeel development. Coupled with the concentration from lower yielding old vines, the result is a wine with a sense of place and purpose.”
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Milk Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

Savory

Gamey

High Residual Sugar

Bacon

Smoke

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Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

92 Points | RP
“The 2019 Unoaked Chardonnay has a lovely purity this vintage, with detailed pears, quince, flowers and roasted almonds on the nose. The palate is light-bodied, silky and crisp with floral-laced flavors and loads of bright, juicy uplift on the long finish.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate

Winemaker Notes: “Sourced from older vines in the Russian River Valley, the Unoaked Chardonnay displays tremendous depth and character. Aromatic and rich, the nose displays spiced pear and citrus notes with some tropical undertones while notes of yellow apple are also apparent. The key to richness and development of texture is sur lie aging and batonnage. This means that, much like barrel fermented Chardonnay, the Unoaked stays on the lees and is stirred weekly in tank to encourage mouthfeel development. Coupled with the concentration from lower yielding old vines, the result is a wine with a sense of place and purpose.”



Ratings Sources

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

Winery Williams Selyem

Vineyard Designate

AVA

Region Russian River