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2011 Craggy Range Vineyards Chardonnay Les Beaux Cailloux Gimblett Gravels
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89 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2013

(this chardonnay is bottled only in the best years):  Perfumed aromas and flavors of apple and nectarine.  Supple, broad and fine-grained, with lovely ripeness and subtle mid-palate sweetness.  Attractive, creamy chardonnay, even if it doesn't have quite the grip for outstanding.

90+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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