Smoking Loon Steelbird Unoaked Chardonnay 2016

$9.99
$8.99

SKU 41236

750ml

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Our 2015 Smoking Loon "Steelbird" Chardonnay represents the true characteristics of Chardonnay, free from the influence of oak aging. 100% stainless steel aging allows vibrant aromas of pineapple, melon, pear and golden delicious apple to shine through. Refreshing yet rich flavors of pineapple, melon and apple are rounded out by a pleasant citrus acidity. With a creamy, silky mouthfeel--obtained by re-suspending the lees during tank aging--and persistent finish, our unoaked Chardonnay is in a league of its own. A lively palate and tropical finish make this a versatile food-pairing wine. Serve with light appetizers, seafood, grilled vegetables and spicy Mexican or Indian dishes.
Category White Wine
Varietals
Country California
Brand Smoking Loon
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
  • we87

Wine Enthusiast"Best Buy" Crisp and tangy, this smells citrusy and tastes like green apples and light herbs. It feels lively, has good balance and a refreshing finish.

Jim Gordon, December 31, 2016
  • ws87

Wine SpectatorDesignation "Best Values" This clean, refreshing and complex white features a vibrant core of lemon-lime and green apple flavors, showing shades of light wood. Drinks easy. Drink now. 60,882 cases made.

James Laube, March 31, 2017

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