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2016 ROMBAUER CHARDONNAY CARNEROS 750ML

2016 ROMBAUER CHARDONNAY CARNEROS 750ML

Region: United States
Varietal: Chardonnay

Vintage: 2016

Regular price $36.99
RATINGS: 92pts Wine Spectator

Rombauer Vineyards was founded in 1982 by Koerner and Joan Rombauer and sits on a tree covered knoll overlooking the Napa Valley. The winery features caves that extend for over a mile into the hillside. The caves provide a constant temperature and humidity which result in optimum conditions for aging our wines.

Rombauer wines are consistently ranked high in the wine trade journals. Many of the finest restaurants throughout the country include Rombauer wines on their list and feature them by the glass. The joy of wine is something that's important to Rombauer. Whether you are a collector of fine wines or like to have wine with food, wine is something that truly should be enjoyed. Rombauer Vineyards puts a lot of hard work and tender care into making drinkable wines. And because wine is a simple product to enjoy, emphasis is given to taking the mystique out of enjoying fine wines.

Our emphasis on the joy of wine comes from the heritage of the Rombauer family. Koerner's ancestors made wine in the famous Rheingau region in Germany and his great aunt, Irma Rombauer, wrote the book The Joy of Cooking. Hence our focus on wine as complements to good food and good friends. Every family member is actively involved in the day to day operation of the winery from selecting grapes for the winemaking process and getting the wine to market.

 

TASTING NOTES: Juicy peaches, pineapple and lime greet the nose, followeds by vanilla and cedar. Ripe tropical fruit and fig jam flood the lush, silky palate. Soft Spice, vanilla and nectarines mark the lengthy finish, while fresh mouthwatering acidity leaves you longing for another glass.

92pts Wine Spectator- Rich and creamy, with seductive vanilla-scented oak that adds texture and nuance to the solid core of green apple, pear and melon flavors. Drink now.—J.L.

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