2021 Peter Michael 'La Carriere' Chardonnay Knights Valley, USA

2021 Peter Michael 'La Carriere' Chardonnay Knights Valley, USA image

(97 points) I tasted the 2021 Chardonnay La Carrière as a finished tank sample the day before it was bottled. It comes from vines planted in 1994 on volcanic soils and was matured for 12 months in about 40% new French oak. It opens soft and creamy on the nose, gaining in intensity as it blossoms to scents of matchstick, saline, Meyer lemons and wafts of lemongrass. The medium-bodied palate has a satiny texture and focused acidity to support its expansive, perfumed fruit, and its classy new oak character is already well integrated. I love this juxtaposition of concentrated flavor and shimmery, energetic acidity. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate Barrel Sample: 95-97


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