Peter Michael Ma Belle Fille Chardonnay 2021 750ml - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake
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Peter Michael Ma Belle Fille Chardonnay 2021 750ml
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Peter Michael Ma Belle Fille Chardonnay 2021

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750ml
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'There's nothing that the Peter Michael winery does that is not admirable. Consider that they work with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon as well as Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, they produce world-class wines from all of these varietals, and they do it from Knight's Valley and the Sonoma Coast. Of course, they have had some fabulous winemakers pass through, including the likes of Helen Turley and Mark Aubert, Luc Morlet and now his brother, Nicolas Morlet. Nevertheless, much of the credit has to go to Sir Peter Michael, the owner, who gives these people carte blanche, and expects their very best.' Robert M. Parker Jr.

The brilliant, straw-gold 2020 'Ma Belle-Fille' springs from the glass with a gorgeously vibrant nose of jasmine, orange blossom, vanilla custard, and acacia honey combined with a bouquet of yellow spring flowers. The palate begins with a creamy, rich entry showing hints of vanilla bean and nougat, followed by an intensely opulent, mineral-driven midpalate framed by hints of hazelnut and pear. The many layers of 'Ma Belle-Fille' culminate in a long, round, mouthwatering finish for this grand cru-level wine. 


Wine Advocate
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The 2020 Chardonnay Ma Belle Fille comes across as quite tight and mineral, with hints of pencil shavings and toasted almond accenting pineapple and lime. Medium to full-bodied, with ample richness and generosity, it finishes long and lean, with a mouthwatering edge to the citrus flavors. 95-97

May 31, 2022
Jeb Dunnuck
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Pouring a youthful yellow hue with silver highlights, the 2021 Chardonnay Ma Belle-Fille is ripe with fresh apricot, orange blossoms, and delicate baking spices. Full-bodied, with a fresh, clean texture, a rounded feel, and no harsh edges, the palate reveals fresh notes of cantaloupe, pithy citrus, vanilla, and flowers. Drink 2023-2033.

Audrey Frick, July 21, 2023
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Strikes remarkable balance between bright, fresh acidity and rich notes of lemon curd, mango puree, poached pear, dried pineapple and honeycomb on a sleek frame. Reveals hints of dried lemon grass and pineapple sage on the fresh, aromatic finish. Drink now through 2032. 1,661 cases made.

MaryAnn Worobiec, July 31, 2023
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