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2009 Rijckaert En Paradis Chardonnay Vieilles VignesChardonnay from France

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The Vineyard: "Since 1998 Regine and Jean have been making wine on their estate in this exceptional house in the middle of the vineyards. The success of the estate was not lon...

  • 91 Wine Spectator
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91

"Lively, with a juicy mix of tangerine, peach and heather, framed by a quinine note on the medium-weight finish. Shows good range and character, with a juicy edge that brings you back. Drink now through 2013. 625 cases made. -JM" (06/12)

Product Description:

The Vineyard:
"Since 1998 Regine and Jean have been making wine on their estate in this exceptional house in the middle of the vineyards. The success of the estate was not long coming. Our wines leave for the four corners of the world and are drunken at the most prestigious gastronomic tables." - Winery

About The Wine:

"The wine is from the Arbois appellation in France. It is made of 100% Chardonnay grapes, and the average age of the vines is 40 years old. The fermentation is natural with indigenous yeasts and completed in oak barrels. The wine is aged for 10 months, 25% in new barrels." - Importer

This wine was also rated 89 Points in the Wine Advocate.

Product Detail

Item # 69430
Country France
Region Jura
Sub-Region Arbois
Ratings

91 - Wine Spectator

Vintage 2009
Color White
ABV 13.0%
Varietal(s) Chardonnay
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste apple, pear, peach, apricot, lemon, lime, orange, pineapple, kiwi, butter, cream and vanilla
Nose apple, pear, peach, apricot, lemon, lime, orange, pineapple, kiwi, butter, cream and vanilla