peter michael belle cote wine bottle

Peter Michael Winery, Belle Côte 2019

RRP £118

Offering aromas of greengage plums, lemon oil and white flowers, this wine continues floral on the palate, with flavours of lemon curd mixed with yellow plum and a candied citrus flavour that’s quite compelling. Floral notes linger through the finish, with the faintest bit of alcoholic heat that could almost read as spice. Nice length and balance, with a silky texture and mouthwatering acidity. Facing east to southeast, this is the oldest block of Chardonnay on the estate, having been planted in
1990, and it is almost always the last Chardonnay to be harvested, sometimes as
late as October.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Chardonnay (100%)

Alcohol

14.3%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2021 - 2030

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Area

Knights Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Tasted by

Alder Yarrow

UK Stockist

Vineyard Cellars

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