Ty Caton Vineyards

2013 Chardonnay


California: Sonoma County: Sonoma Valley

Offer Expired:Jan 15, 2016 at 11:59 pm
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Mission Briefing


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It seems fitting to conclude 2015 with a wine from one of our favorite small wineries. Today’s Ty Caton Vineyards 2013 Chardonnay is a truly impressive wine, especially when you consider today’s every impressive low price. This food-fantastic white is a delicious, easy-drinking wine that we just love.

Have you tried the wines of Ty Caton? If so, you’ve probably already acquired a case or two. If you haven’t tried Ty’s wines, this is an excellent opportunity to see just how good a winemaker that Ty Caton really is.

Today’s wine is a bright, fresh, food-fantastic wine that the whole Wine Spies tasting panel adored. If there is any left over after today’s special offering Agent Red says that he’ll be picking up at least a case to have on hand for his white wine-loving guests. He highly recommends that you do the same.

Heady aromas of pear, yellow peach, honeysuckle, orange blossom, vanilla, caramel, subtle spice and a hint of white pepper are a portent of what’s to come on the palate.

This wine is soft and smooth on entry, ushering in flavors of Lemon, lime flower, lychee, pear, white peach, vanilla, the subtlest spice and white pepper.

Cheers to you - and to a glorious 2016 that is filled with more great wine offerings from The Wine Spies!


Here’s what Spirit of Wine said about today’s Feature:

“In the glass: Clear with golden and olive highlights.

On the nose: Poured at room temperature and swirled vigorously, shows grassy pear and citrus fruit. From the aroma, seems like this will be bright but textured.

On the palate: The primary elements on the palate are in fact much sweeter, rounder and fuller than anticipated. But not too sweet, round and full - showing a luscious balance between fresh pear and just the right surrounding acids. The sip is lively and refreshing while deeply satisfying. Brings a nice sleek minerality to the palate. Finish is clean and of modest length.

In summary: Overall, the balance of bright aromatics and lush flavors touches an impressive four stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale.”

Tasting Profile


Gorgeous 24k golden hues with perfect clarity through and through.


Pear, yellow peach, honeysuckle, orange blossom, vanilla, caramel, subtle spice and a hint of white pepper.


Lemon, lime flower, lychee, pear, white peach, vanilla, subtlest spice and white pepper.


Super long with fruit flavors fading off to reveal a long-lingering subtle spice.


Enjoy this stunning budget-priced white with broiled fish with herb and lemon, cream based pasta or roasted chicken.

What the Winery Says

Ty Caton
Sonoma Valley
Release Date
February 2015
2,132 cases

About the Winery

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