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2012 Staglin, Rutherford "Estate" Chardonnay, Napa Valley
Press and Tasting Notes
Staglin makes a brilliant Chardonnay, and the current Chardonnay Estate (1,000 cases) is another knock-out effort. Crisp, elegant lemon rind, pear, and citrus notes make an enticing aromatic display in this full-bodied Chardonnay that has gorgeously crisp, savory acidity. This beauty is great now, but will evolve over the next 5 years.
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