Warm tropical fruits, papaya and guava, waft up from the glass. Guava, peaches, and clove flavors lead, followed by vanilla and white pepper on the mid-palate. Tropical and complex, with a soft mouth-feel, this would pair well with crab cakes. Highly Recommended. 91 points. DBH

WHO: Vgs Chateau Potelle
WHAT: Chardonnay
WHEN: 2015
WHERE: Mount Veeder, Napa Valley, California
HOW MUCH: $50 (media sample)

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