Pale in color with mild nose. On the mid pallet the wine displays some nice varietal chard notes, apple, some vanilla and some butter. On the medium length finish the wine lingers nicely with some oak noticeable. The wine is subtle at first and it builds in complexity and depth. I would give it an 88-89. Quite nice.
From the LCBO web site:
CHALONE ESTATE CHARDONNAY 2010 VINTAGES 80226 | 750 mL bottle Price $ 25.25
Made in: California, USA By: Diageo Canada Inc
Release Date: Mar 2, 2013
13.5% Alcohol/Vol. Style: Full-bodied & Rich Sugar Content: 4 g/L Sweetness Descriptor: XD – Extra Dry
Crisp apple and melon fruit are joined by notions of orchard blossom, buttermilk, and hints of pineapple and coconut. Expertly balanced with great freshness and nerve, and a wonderfully creamy texture. Culminates in a gently toasty finish. Pair with lobster tail or crab legs. (VINTAGES panel, Jan. 2013).