Aubert Chardonnay Sonoma Coast Lauren Estate 2018

Chardonnay from Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California
WA 98-100
AG 95-98
15.0% ABV
Item # 336213

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$189.95
750ml
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98-100 points Lisa Perrotti-Brown (Wine Advocate): "Mark Aubert notes that this is a complex vineyard. It is planted to four different clones: two Old Wente clones, Mount Eden and Corton Charlemagne. The 2018 Chardonnay Lauren Estate explodes effortlessly from the glass, emitting flamboyant crystalized ginger, cinnamon stick, green tea and lime cordial notions with suggestions of applesauce, lemongrass, honey-roasted almonds and paraffin wax plus a touch of cedar chest. Full-bodied, the palate is wonderfully earthy/savory, delivering a beautiful oiliness to the texture juxtaposed by spine-tingling purity and freshness, finishing with epic length. (Oct 2019)"

95-98 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "The 2018 Chardonnay Lauren Vineyard, from vines planted in 1993, is the wine that, for me, brings together all the best elements of the Aubert style. Nuanced and silky, the 2018 is pure class from the very first taste. Lemon oil, white flowers and mint accents add complexity, but there is something about the wine's textural feel that just elevates it. (Jan 2020)"
98-100 points Lisa Perrotti-Brown (Wine Advocate): "Mark Aubert notes that this is a complex vineyard. It is planted to four different clones: two Old Wente clones, Mount Eden and Corton Charlemagne. The 2018 Chardonnay Lauren Estate explodes effortlessly from the glass, emitting flamboyant crystalized ginger, cinnamon stick, green tea and lime cordial notions with suggestions of applesauce, lemongrass, honey-roasted almonds and paraffin wax plus a touch of cedar chest. Full-bodied, the palate is wonderfully earthy/savory, delivering a beautiful oiliness to the texture juxtaposed by spine-tingling purity and freshness, finishing with epic length. (Oct 2019)"

95-98 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "The 2018 Chardonnay Lauren Vineyard, from vines planted in 1993, is the wine that, for me, brings together all the best elements of the Aubert style. Nuanced and silky, the 2018 is pure class from the very first taste. Lemon oil, white flowers and mint accents add complexity, but there is something about the wine's textural feel that just elevates it. (Jan 2020)"
Product SKU 336213
Producer Aubert
Country United States
Region California
SubRegion Sonoma County
Appellation Sonoma Coast
Varietal Chardonnay
Vintage 2018
Size 750ml
Color White
ABV 15.0%
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