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Sterling Vintner’s Collection Chardonnay Central Coast 2014, California

Rating
88.00
Year
2014
Region
Central Coast
Varietal
Chardonnay
Price
$16

Medium-full-bodied and slippery smooth, this well-priced white captures the ripe California style with admirable balance. Flavours of tropical fruit and peach mix with vanilla, butter and gentle toastiness. The oak is well-handled, and the lively acidity provides lift on the finish. Available in Ontario at the above price, $14.49 in British Columbia (on sale for $13.29 until Dec. 3), various prices in Alberta.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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