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The wines have received numerous accolades from critics, including Robert Parker who gave the 2013 vintage of The Judge 100 points, calling it \"certainly one of the greatest Chardonnays I have ever tasted\". John Kongsgaard is one of the most lauded winemakers in the US, having previously made wine for Newton, Luna and Arietta. He makes numerous other highly rated wines, including a Napa Valley Chardonnay from Carneros fruit, a Cabernet Sauvignon – Merlot blend called Fimasaurus, a Hudson Vineyard Syrah and an Albariño. The Kings Farm (the translation of Kongsgaard) range are the \"little brothers and sisters\" of the main brand. These wines are made in small quantities and initially only available to mailing-list customers.\u003cbr\u003e"}

2012 | Kongsgaard | The Judge Chardonnay

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White Wine: 2012 | Kongsgaard | The Judge Chardonnay

Honey, apricot jam, cinnamon, tangerine peel and rich, tropical-infused notes meld together in the 2012 Chardonnay The Judge. Rich, oily and voluptuous on the palate, the 2012 boasts marvelous depth and pure texture.

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Producer: Kongsgaard

Ratings: WA | 98  V | 96

Vintage: 2012

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14.1%

Varietal: Chardonnay

    Country/Region: United States, California

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      Detailed Description

      Honey, apricot jam, cinnamon, tangerine peel and rich, tropical-infused notes meld together in the 2012 Chardonnay The Judge. Rich, oily and voluptuous on the palate, the 2012 boasts marvelous depth and pure texture.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Advocate: The 2012 Chardonnay The Judge offers impressive aromas of tangerines, orange marmalade, wet rocks, quince, spring flowers and honeysuckle. Impressively full-bodied and majestic with terrific acidity, it is a tour de force in Chardonnay.
        • Vinous: Honey, apricot jam, cinnamon, tangerine peel and rich, tropical-infused notes meld together in the 2012 Chardonnay The Judge. Rich, oily and voluptuous on the palate, the 2012 boasts marvelous depth and pure texture.

        Producer Information

        Kongsgaard is a cult California wine producer widely renowned for making richly textured yet elegant Chardonnays, which are among the very best in California. The wines have received numerous accolades from critics, including Robert Parker who gave the 2013 vintage of The Judge 100 points, calling it "certainly one of the greatest Chardonnays I have ever tasted". John Kongsgaard is one of the most lauded winemakers in the US, having previously made wine for Newton, Luna and Arietta. He makes numerous other highly rated wines, including a Napa Valley Chardonnay from Carneros fruit, a Cabernet Sauvignon – Merlot blend called Fimasaurus, a Hudson Vineyard Syrah and an Albariño. The Kings Farm (the translation of Kongsgaard) range are the "little brothers and sisters" of the main brand. These wines are made in small quantities and initially only available to mailing-list customers.

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