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Last days of tasting a fine peppered Chard!

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Brand NameHobNob Vineyards
Wine NameChardonnay
Vintage (Year)2006
CountryFrance
Wine ClassWhite
Wine TypeChardonnay
Wine GroupsGorgeous Blancs
Alcohol %13%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

As most of you know by now, most white wines should no be drank after three years, with some exceptions. I have had some wines by HobNob before, and they haven't let me down, and this chardonnay was no exception to that rule. I drank it along with a sirloin steak that was highly peppered so this was an interesting pairing of the two.

This wine is high in white pepper as well as oak, with a smooth subtle hint of vanilla, much like some great icing. The body is somewhere between medium and high, with it leaning to high. While I drank this warm, I would recommend chilling it.

 

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