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2010 Paul Hobbs Chardonnay

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Wine Name: Paul Hobbs Chardonnay
Vineyard-Winery Name: Paul Hobbs Winery
Varietal: Chardonnay
Designated Appellation: Russian River Valley
Country: United States
Vintage: 2010
Suggested Retail: $45.00/bottle
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Comments From The Winemaker
Marlene Rossman’s Review:

“Textbook, cool-climate Chardonnay— ripe (but not sweet) with flavors of Meyer lemon, white peach, honeysuckle and crème brulee.

This Chard is well-balanced and has good acidity to pick up on the luscious fruit.”


Production Notes from Paul Hobbs:

“Growing season 2010 began with a wet winter and spring across Sonoma County. Summer was cool, though as harvest approached temperatures rose. Our Pinot Noir and Chardonnay ripened fully and evenly, allowing sugars and acid to develop in balance. The wines from 2010 are bright, expressive and elegant.”

Marlene Rossman

Marlene Rossman
Marlene Rossman, relocated Manhattan Wine Seminars, LLC, from New York to Southern California, where she provides wine seminars and events. She consults for clients on acquiring fine wine. Read More About Marlene