Calera Central Coast 2010 Chardonnay, $14,44-$18.99, 88 points, appears straw yellow, gives-up a white grape aroma with hints of vanilla, toffee, and wet hay.
Drinking under 60 degrees Fahrenheit reveals a typical California oaky Chardonnay, creamy smooth on a medium body of mouth-watering acidity, flavors of vanilla, toasty toffee, and tart white grape skin.
Finishing long on the trailing palate with a plethora of woody spice.
As the wine warmed, the oakiness toned down somewhat, and the spice finish pleasantly intensified.
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