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2006 Peter Michael Winery Chardonnay Cuvee Indigene Sonoma County (in magnum)
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About Peter Michael Winery

Appropriately enough, Sir Peter Michael, an Englishman who made his name in electronics, established his vineyard in Sonoma County's Knights Valley. From the moment he purchased the property in 1982, Sir Michael has insisted upon an Old-World approach to New World wine. Terroir is paramount here, along with elegance in favor of overstatement.

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2006 Peter Michael Winery Chardonnay Cuvee Indigene Sonoma County (in magnum)

Producer: Peter Michael Winery
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Chardonnay
Origin: California
Region: Sonoma

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94 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2008

($110) Good pale greenish yellow. Bright, highly perfumed nose combines vineyard peach and minerals. Broad and deep yet almost magically light on its feet, with sexy, expressive flavors of orange rind, minerals and spices, plus suggestions of exotic fruits. As dense and ripe as this is, it leaves a very dry impression on the very long back end. From this winery's oldest vines (in Gauer Vineyard), where the Calera clone preserves acidity and produces big berries that are not particularly juicy owing to thick skins (the Belle-Cote is similarly from Calera clones).

91 Points | Wine Spectator
93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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