Walter Hansel Cahill Lane Chardonnay 2018 - The Grape Tray
Walter Hansel Cahill Lane Chardonnay 2018
SKU: 2528

Walter Hansel Cahill Lane Chardonnay 2018

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Category White Wine
Region California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley
Brand Walter Hansel
Alcohol/vol 14%

Winemaker Notes:

This vineyard block is 100% Wente clone consisting of "chicken and eggs"; that is, large and tiny berries packed together in each cluster. This is usually the last block to be harvested so it derives much of its richness from an extended hang time.

Wine Advocate
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The 2018 Chardonnay Cahill Lane has very pretty scents of quince and baked apples with notes of crushed hazelnuts, beeswax and white blossoms. The medium-bodied palate is satiny and packed to the gills with concentrated, layered flavors, and it finishes long with bright freshness calling you in for another sip. 907 cases produced.

Erin Brooks, September 24, 2020
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The 2018 Chardonnay Cahill Lane Vineyard offers a compelling interplay of richness and energy. Lemon confit, almond, dried flowers, sage and chamomile are all laced together in this very pretty, understated Chardonnay from Hansel. The natural richness and texture of Wente Clone Chardonnay emerges nicely over time.

Antonio Galloni, April 2020