2007 Chardonnay, Carneros

People are talking about Merryvale wines! Here are a few of our most recent awards and accolades for this 2007 Chardonnay, Carneros.

January 11, 2010
2010 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

2007 Chardonnay, Carneros

At 4,913 entries, this competition continues to be the largest competition of domestic wines in the country, and it is one of the largest wine competitions in the world.

- Tasting Panel

December 07, 2009
The Amateur Gastronomer

"It's Time For Wine"

2007 Chardonnay, Carneros

Aged for 14 months in French oak, the pedigree of this big white does not disappoint: Hyde and Stanly Ranch vineyards.

- Monty and Sara Preiser, Wine Writers

December 01, 2009
92 Points

"Best of the Year Issue"

2007 Chardonnay, Carneros

A good, rich, oaky Chardonnay, with intense fruit concentration and elaborate winemaking technique. Shows powerful pineapple, papaya, nectarine and sweet vanilla flavors, with a grounding minerality and adequate acidity for balance.”

- Steve Heimoff

October 08, 2009

2007 Chardonnay, Carneros

"What a pretty Chardonnay! Perfumed scents of honeysuckle, lemon blossom, marmalade, buttered toast, citrus and fresh green herbs continue as flavors in the creamy, juicy mouth."

- Sue Straight, aka "The Wine Wench"

April 29, 2009
91 Points

2007 Chardonnay, Carneros

Deliciously complex, with creamy oak wrapped around ripe pear, melon and green apple. Intense, full-bodied, vibrant and focused, with a long, clean finish. Drink now through 2012.

- James Laube

April 13, 2009
On The Road with The Grape Guy
Best Chardonnay

"The Wines of Note ... Here's my list of top wines from the California Wine Fair ..."

2007 Chardonnay, Carneros

With over 532 wines on display (133 wineries times approximately four wines each) - there is something for everyone ... Here's my list of top wines … when I say “best” they’re the best of what I tried:

Best Chardonnay … a California staple:

Merryvale Vineyards 2007 Carneros Chardonnay - creamy, buttery, toffee with a great mouth feel and deliciously smooth.

- Michael Pinkus, The Grape Guy