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2009 DuMol Chardonnay Chloe Russian River Valley
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93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2012

(made from old Wente clone fruit drawn from three vineyards: 60% from Ritchie and 20% each from Lorenzo and Searby; 50% new oak, no battonage):  Vivid gold.  Powerful aromas of orchard and pit fruits, honey and lemon curd, with a spicy topnote.  Dense, smooth and expansive, with impressive volume to its ripe pear and nectarine flavors and a bright note of bitter citrus pith.  Ripe and pliant but also shows excellent energy and finishes with strong thrust and mineral cut.

88 Points | Wine Spectator
94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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