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Mayacamas Mt. Veeder Chardonnay 2020 750ml
SKU: 1974

Mayacamas Mt. Veeder Chardonnay 2020

  • v95
  • we94
  • ws92

750ml
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$47.00

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Category White Wine
Varietal
Origin California, Napa Valley, Mt. Veeder
Brand Mayacamas
Alcohol/vol 14%
Three words come to mind when tasting the 2020: textural, richness, and focus. The wine opens with lifted aromatics of white flowers and fresh tarragon supported by a lovely fruit set of Anjou pear, tart pineapple, and cantaloupe. On the palate the wine expands, broadening the frame, bringing layers of texture and energy. Secondary flavors of lemon oil, mineral, and almond round out the mid-palate. The finish is long with lingering saline notes, subtle tropics, orchard fruit, and flint rock.
Vinous
  • v95

The 2020 Chardonnay marries textural richness and energy, all in grand style. Lemon confit, white flowers and light tropical accents lend quite a bit of character. There is striking creaminess and oiliness to the feel, even though the malolactic fermentation was fully blocked. The 2020 is just gorgeous in the way it conveys mountain energy while avoiding any sense of austerity.

October 2021
Wine Enthusiast
  • we94

Grown at high elevation, this structured, elegant white is balanced and beautifully composed. Crushed rock, ripe pear and melon flavors combine around bright, well-integrated acidity and oak, with a lasting imprint of flinty minerality.

July 1, 2022
Wine Spectator
  • ws92

Vibrant and intense, with a laser beam of Meyer lemon and yuzu flavors at the core, showcasing lemon thyme, ginger and sea salt minerality on the long finish. Drink now through 2030. 1,800 cases made.

July 31, 2022

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