PETER PAUL Chardonnay 2017
Sonoma Coast 2017

PETER PAUL Chardonnay 2017

Sonoma Coast 2017
Peter Paul Chardonnay
Retail Price: $25
DDWA Score: 90
Value Rating: 5.4
Hall of Fame Value
Wine Factor: 1.5
Date Posted: June 17, 2019
Cases Produced: 305

I really like how this Peter Paul Chardonnay showcases the grape’s body and richness and simultaneously provides the mouth a bunch of lemony tangy pleasure. Get lemon zest, cinnamon-y green apple, honeydew melon, yellow pears and some cocoa (25% new French oak explains the toast, cocoa and spice). Medium weight, good intensity and an impressive 20 second finish. Way over-delivers in the Chardonnay realm for $25.

Peter Paul Wines is owned by entrepreneur/philanthropist Peter Paul and, managed by Martin Reyes, MW and in 2017 welcomed Jamey Whetstone as consulting vineyard manager and winemaker. The winery has made solid wines since their beginning in the mid-2000s. That said, the quality and focus have skyrocketed since Martin Reyes came on board in 2016. Look for good things from Peter Paul Wines in the future. Just under 2000 cases made, total, each vintage.

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