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2004 Kongsgaard Wines Chardonnay Napa Valley
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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2007

($75) Fairly pale color. Distinctly more exotic and gamey aromas than the very young 2005, offering butterscotch, truffle, earth, baking spices and smoky oak. Then suave, sweet and wonderfully full, with more obvious ripeness and thickness of texture than the '05. This is stuffed with material and finishes very long, broad and sweet. "The 2004 is to drink while the 2005 is to save," comments Kongsgaard.

94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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