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  • Country ranking ?

    290
  • Producer ranking ?

    12
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Pork

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Belle Côte, "Beautiful Slope," the first estate-grown Chardonnay offered by Peter Michael Winery, and shows the potential of the mountain vineyards.

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This is the last Chardonnay to be picked at this estate, so it’s not surprising that it tends to be the lushest. Indeed, its overt and tropical nose screams of mango, pineapple, lychee and guava. Though grown on volcanic soil, its exotic fruit dominance squashes any notes of minerality. It is so smooth, honeyed and creamy that each sip feels like a guilty pleasure.

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Origin

Calistoga, Sonoma Valley

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