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Wente Vineyards 2012 Riva Ranch Chardonnay

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Wente Vineyard 2012 Riva Ranch Chardonnay comes from the first winery to produce Chardonnay in California


Wente Vineyards 2012 Riva Ranch Chardonnay
Arroyo Seco, California

In 1936, Wente Vineyards produced the first California wine labeled Chardonnay. The 2012 Riva Ranch vintage is medium-bodied with light floral aromas, and flavors of honey and citrus fruit are balanced by vanilla and oak from the oak barrel aging. It leaves the palate with a round mouthfeel and a medium fruity finish.

Rating: 13.5/20
Price: $22

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