The Expedition Chardonnay

The Expedition Chardonnay

Tasting Notes

Aromas of butterscotch and honeysuckle blend with flavors of ripe pear and honeydew melon ultimately finishing with a rich, elegant texture.

Winemaking Notes

Vintage: 2015

Varietal Blend: 100% Chardonnay

Appellation: Horse Heaven Hills

Alcohol: 14.32%

Oak: 50% barrel fermented, 3/4 American oak, 1/4 French oak

Aging: 10 months

Acclaim

89 points, 100 Top Values of 2016

2014 Vintage

Dec 31, 2016

Wine Spectator

"Polished and spicy, this white shows peppery overtones to the apricot and grapefruit flavors, ending with an expressive finish."

Harvey Steiman

Chardonnay- 88 points

2012 Vintage

May 31, 2014

Wine Spectator

Bright and jazzy, with lemon, grapefruit and green pear flavors.

Harvey Steiman

89 Points - Best Values

2011 Vintage

Jun 15, 2013

Wine Spectator

"Smooth and generous, with apricot and nectarine overtones to the pear and butterscotch flavors, lingering on the expressive finish." - Harvey Steiman

Harvey Steiman

Gold Medal

2011 Vintage

Jan 15, 2013

2013 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

This brand new release from Canoe Ridge represents a line extension called The Expedition, easy- and early-drinking wines for under $15 that are food friendly and lightly oaked. Winemaker Bill Murray has done an outstanding job of composing these wines. Taste this homage to the Horse Heaven Hills!

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