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Landmark Vineyards Overlook Chardonnay 2012


SKU 31592


The 2012 Overlook Chardonnay has a golden hue with complex aromas of lemongrass, freshly peeled grapefruit, and honeydew melon. On the palate, white peach, chalk, and lively citrus notes complete this refreshing wine. This wine is ready to drink now, but will continue to develop for 2-3 years. The 2012 Overlook Chardonnay pairs well with whole roasted chicken rubbed with rosemary and lemon zest, grilled red snapper, sashimi, butternut squash ravioli, and summer salads.
Category White Wine
Country California
Brand Landmark Vineyards
Alcohol/vol 14.3%
  • wa90

Wine AdvocateThe least expensive white is the 2012 Chardonnay Overlook, a cross-California blend of fruit with 83% from Sonoma, 11% from Monterey and 6% from Santa Barbara. A consistently delicious effort, the 2012 maintains beautiful tropical fruit and honeysuckle notes as well as a pure, front end-loaded, fruit-driven style. With good acidity, beautiful cleanliness and little oak, this exuberant, classic California Chardonnay can be drunk over the next several years. It is an amazing value.

Robert Parker, December 2014
  • we89

Wine EnthusiastWith fruit hailing mostly from Sonoma (83%), this Overlook also sources from Monterey (11%) and Santa Barbara counties (6%) to craft a barrel-influenced wine that's intense in caramel, lemon and vanilla sugar, rich yet balanced.

Virginie Boone, November 1, 2014
  • ws88

Wine SpectatorSpicy, with white flower, peach, nectarine and honeydew flavors, delivered in a smooth, fleshy style, ending with a touch of citrus. Drink now. 22,000 cases made.

James Laube, July 31, 2014