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CATENA CATENA - Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Chardonnay White Stones - 2016

CATENA Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Chardonnay White Stones 2016

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(from vines at an altitude of about 4,800 feet, on soil rich in white stones and gravel): Bright, light greenish-yellow. The ineffable nose offers a wonderfully complex blend of white fruits, flowers and minerals. Dry, tight and light on its feet, with its pear, mineral and baking spice flavors a bit compressed in the early going. A distinctly vertical wine but also quite deep. Finishes very firm and long, with terrific salty pungency and slowly building lift...

July 2018


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