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Eric Chevalier Chardonnay 2014


Recommendation: A bargain Chardonnay that was perfect for a lite summer dinner.

Winery/Producer: Eric Chevalier

Grape Variety: Chardonnay.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Loire Valley, France.

Vintage: 2014

Price: $14.40

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Grilled chicken, green beans (from the garden), brown rice, Sauteed banana peppers (from the garden) and onions

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before drinking. Clear, light green/lemon yellow color. Light melon aroma. Smooth, slightly crisp mouth-feel; lots of flavor…tropical fruit, melon, green apple and citrus taste with a very long finish that carries the nice acidity on and on. WOW, a great Chardonnay that’s lean, delicate and flavorful. GREAT pairing with the sautéed peppers & onions and grilled chicken. A bargain Chardonnay that was perfect for a lite summer dinner.

    She said: Light yellow-green color, clear, numerous fast moving legs. Light citrus aroma was followed by a citrus flavor and smooth light mellow mouth feel. The finish was long and tasty. Delicious with the dinner, especially the chicken, the wine was very refreshing which was just the right thing on a hot, humid, summer night on the patio. At $14 it is a bargain wine and I would recommend it and buy it again in a flash.!

    Eric Chevalier in his winery

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Alcohol: 11.5%

UPC Code: 761503 51246 8

Imported by: Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant; Berkeley, California.

Photo from Chevalierdomaine.com .