Antica Chardonnay 2009

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Other Vintages:2012 2011 2010 2009
Other Sizes:750mL 750mL
Item Number: 10844
Antica Chardonnay 2009

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RP: 94
Robert Parker 94
"The 2009 Chardonnay is one of the most unique Chardonnays being made in California. It shows gorgeous textural finesse and fabulous overall balance. The signature Napa Valley richness is there, but in a cooler, more mineral-driven style. Smoke, crushed rocks and citrus are layered into the vibrant finish. This is a fabulous showing. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2019.

I was deeply impressed with the wines I tasted from Antica, the Antinori familys outpost on Atlas Peak. Even though Antinori has been involved with this property since the late 1980s, these are essentially the first wines the family has made in its own facility. The Chardonnay is aged in 30-33% new barrels, sees batonnage for the first three months and undergoes partial malolactic fermentation. "

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