Frei Brothers Reserve Chardonnay 2014


SKU 30683


The grapes for this Chardonnay are whole-cluster pressed to bring out a fresh fruit characteristic. Secondary malolactic fermentation imparted a plush texture and deep, layered flavors.
Category White Wine
Country California
Region Sonoma County
Appellation Russian River Valley
Brand Frei Brothers
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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Wine AdvocateScheduled to be bottled right after I tasted it, the 2014 Chardonnay Russian River goes through full malolactic and is aged primarily in used French and American wood prior to bottling. Elegant white peach, honeysuckle and a touch of tropical fruit are present in this mid-weight, moderately endowed, crisp, zesty Chardonnay. It should be drunk over the next several years.

Robert Parker, October 2015
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Wine SpectatorA vibrant pithy citrus peel texture leads to lemon and grapefruit notes that are intense and lively, echoing as they fade on the finish.

James Laube, June 30, 2016