TOIL Chardonnay, Willamette Valley 2016

Sourced from the Dupree Vineyard, this limited production wine was aged in largely neutral oak (80%) for 11 months prior to bottling. The vineyard is located towards the southern end of the Willamette Valley and is known for rather late ripening fruit. The nose impresses with a bouquet of ripe pear, nutmeg, starfruit and creme brulee. There is a good perception of mid-palate weight here, with challah bread, butterscotch and poached pear flavors that give this an exotic edge. Bursting with juicy acidity, this is going to have wonderul longevity.
93 $45 2018-2028

United States Oregon Willamette Valley

O. Bargreen April, 2018  

Find More: OREGON 2016, Oregon Report: Vol. III (2014-2016)

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