2013 Chez Blanc Chardonnay
Race to the White House
Happy Saturday, Operative. Nice to see you here.
Today, we’re very happy to welcome back one of our favorite winemakers, Derek Rohlffs, who we first became acquainted with last year. Derek’s wines are fantastic, and today’s Outlier 2013 Chez Blanc Chardonnay is one of his best value-priced wines to date.
Derek Rohlffs’ Bravium, Formidable, and Chardonnais wines have all been fantastic - and well-loved by our Operatives.
Today’s wine is bright and fresh on the nose, with aromas of pineapple, green apple, cedar, lemongrass, lime leaf, sweet cream butter and toasty oak.
On the palate it is creamy on entry, with flavors of fresh green apple, peach, apricot, lemon zest, white spice, cedar, vanilla, sweet cream butter, white flowers, pineapple, and oak.
Decant for best results and allow the wine to warm slightly after opening. Magical things begin to happen as the wine warms even just a little bit; fruits emerge, the wine softens and the overall experience becomes even better.
Light golden hues, through an evenly colored and perfectly clear body.
Pineapple, green apple, cedar, lemongrass, lime leaf, sweet cream butter and toasty oak.
Green apple, peach, apricot, lemon zest, white spice, cedar, vanilla, sweet cream butter, white flowers, pineapple, and oak.
Extra long, with bright flavors that gradually fade to reveal soft tannin, oak, and white spice.
Enjoy with soft cheeses, poached salmon, grilled pork or roasted chicken… and so much more! This is a very food friendly and flexible wine.
What the Winery Says
- Derek Rohlffs
- 50 % new French oak