Talley Vineyards Estate Chardonnay 2015 - Kona Wine Market
Talley Vineyards Estate Chardonnay 2015
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Talley Vineyards Estate Chardonnay 2015

  • v91
  • we90
  • jd89
  • ws84

750ml
$35.00

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region California, Central Coast, Arroyo Grande
Brand Talley Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 13.3%
Pale gold in appearance, the 2015 Estate Chardonnay offers aromas of cantaloupe, yellow apple skin, and a hint of toasted bread crumbs. The palate is juicy and bright. Notes of peach nectar, stone fruit pith, wet river rock, and lemon curd lead to a refreshing and slightly toasty finish. Try pairing this chardonnay with black cod and truffled cauliflower or lemony grilled chicken and spinach.
Vinous
  • v91

I found much to like on the nose, where subtle tropical scents of guava and passion fruit slowly give way to more resinous aromas. The palate is very well focused, offering freshly sliced pineapple and Conference pear and gradually gaining depth with aeration, though I would have preferred a little more tension right on the finish.

Neal Martin, March 2019
Wine Enthusiast
  • we90

Butterscotch candies, lime spritz, concentrated honeysuckle and strong praline aromas show on the nose of this appellation blend. The palate combines salted butter, orange rind and white peach, with hints of white pepper, chamomile and smoke.

Matt Kettmann, February 1, 2018
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd89

The 2015 Chardonnay Estate is solid, slightly straight forward white that offers pretty apple, spice and floral aromatics, medium-bodied richness, a supple, textured profile a clean finish. Coming mostly from the Rincon Vineyard (28% was from Rosemary's), it spent 16 months, on lees, in 25% new French oak. Drink it over the coming 4-5 years.

August 10, 2017
Wine Spectator
  • ws84

Lighty fruity, this is an easy-drinking, picnic-style white, with modest pear and apple flavors. Drink now. 6,305 cases made.

James Laube, 2018