Pale in color with a with a mild nose of apples. On the mid palate the wine displays some solid apple flavors along with some firm acidity. On the long finish the wine displays some varietal chard flavors but the strong acidity is dominant. The wine lingers nicely in the mouth. I would give this an 88 or so. Not a bad wine, but there are better ones for the money.
From the LCBO web site:
CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE CHARDONNAY 2011 VINTAGES 232439 | 750 mL bottle Price $ 18.95
Made in: Washington State, USA By: Chat Ste Michelle
Release Date: Aug 31, 2013
13.5% Alcohol/Vol. Style: Full-bodied & Rich Sugar Content: 4 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry
Not content with merely being the oldest winery and in Washington State, Chateau Ste. Michelle has garnered extensive critical acclaim for the consistent excellence as well as the uniqueness of their wines. This Chardonnay expresses the intense flavours and aromatics one expects from the hot days and cool nights of the Columbia Valley.