Lewis Cellars Chardonnay Napa Valley 2021
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Lewis Cellars Chardonnay Napa Valley 2021, crafted by the skilled hands of winemaker Jordan Jeffries, is a true standout from the exceptional 2021 vintage. This seductive Chardonnay opens with enticing aromas of green pear, white flowers, and a touch of flint. The entrance is marked by the interplay of vanilla custard and a hint of butterscotch, expanding into a creamy texture that captivates the palate. The native acidity and integrated oak provide a harmonious balance, leaving a long, languid tail that lingers on the senses.
This wine has earned its acclaim, boasting an impressive 95 points from Wine Enthusiast. The rich, honeyed pear and pineapple flavors are impeccably balanced by spicy, toasty oak, offering depth and length that is practically irresistible. Wine Advocate, awarding 92 points, praises its big and flavorful profile with scents of spicy oak, Bartlett pear, and grilled pineapple, culminating in a succulent yet crisp finish with bright citrus notes. Jeb Dunnuck’s 94 points celebrate the plush, medium-bodied style, gold apple-like fruit, and the interplay of oaky, toasty notes that create a clear, classy finish. James Suckling, with 92 points, commends the toasty oak layer, lemon pastries, and rich, creamy full-bodied palate that remains fresh with medium acidity. The Wine Independent, also awarding 92 points, notes cedar on the nose evolving into spiced apple flavors with a pleasantly oily texture and great length. This 2021 Lewis Cellars Chardonnay is an exquisite expression of Napa Valley, inviting enjoyment over the next 2-4 years.