Kendall Jackson Chardonnay Grand Reserve 750 ml • 2015 •
country: United States / region: California / style: Wine / size: 750 ml / manufacturer: Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates / vintage: 2015 / sku: 23605
Reg. $17.99 $13.99
Lush tropical fruit intertwines with lemon, lime and floral notes. Elegantly layered, this Grand Reserve Chardonnay exhibits a rich texture and firm backbone with a hint of vanilla and spice to round out the long finish.
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WAWine Advocate: 90 points
The 2015 Chardonnay Grand Reserve is a coastal cuvée from the Jackson holdings in Monterey and Santa Barbara. A hundred percent barrel-fermented for eight months, this wine emerges primarily from Dijon and Rued Chardonnay clones. Loads of tropical fruits like pineapple, mango and guava are present in the aromatics of this rich, zesty, luxurious style of Chardonnay, which offers a boatload of fruit in a somewhat dramatic, in-your-face style. There’s plenty of it (153,000 cases) and the price is irresistible. Drink it over the next several years.
WEWine Enthusiast: 90 (Editors' Choice) points
The Jackson family has mastered making Chardonnay in large quantities at fair price points, and this bottling fits that theme perfectly. Soft white peach, sea salt, brown butter and guava aromas lead into a palate that's tightly wound with apricot, pan-seared apple and salty smoke flavors.