Sixto Uncovered Chardonnay 2017 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Sixto Uncovered Chardonnay 2017 750ml
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Sixto Uncovered Chardonnay 2017

  • jd92
  • ws91
  • wa90
  • we89
  • v89

750ml
$39.99
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Category White Wine
Varietal
Region United States, Washington, Columbia Valley
Brand Sixto
Alcohol/vol 14%
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This is what you get when you combine the three best Chardonnay vineyards in Washington State. Sumptuous and graceful, it gives up its flavors of guava, lemon curd, orange blossoms as the palate expands with more and more of the copious good stuff. Good. Compelling. So complete.
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd92

The 2016 Chardonnay Uncovered is another rich, medium to full-bodied effort from this team that has ample toast and orchard fruit-like aromas, a fleshy, supple texture, good acidity, and a clean finish. It’s well worth the going rate and has a great mix of both richness and freshness.

Wine Spectator
  • ws91

Lithe and precise, with elegantly layered pear and lemon verbena accents that glide on a lingering, crisp finish. Drink now through 2022. 2,362 cases made.

August 31, 2019
Wine Advocate
  • wa90

Coming from the three different vineyards of the range-Moxee, Frenchman Hills and Roza Hills-the 2016 Chardonnay Uncovered sees different climatic conditions in each location, which adds something different to the blend. The nose has a streak of finesse with fresh-cut apples, lemon blossom and lemon custard with a soft dustiness in the glass. The wine is full-bodied, rich and spicy on the palate, with balanced acidity, then is concentrated and a touch hot on the long finish. 2,362 cases were made.

December 30, 2019
Wine Enthusiast
  • we89

This wine is a blend of fruit from Frenchman Hills, Moxee and Roza Hills vineyards. Aged in 32% new French oak puncheons. Lemon balm, wet rock, candlewax and spice aromas lead to sleek but textured nectarine flavors that pique the interest. A lingering finish caps it off.

March 1, 2019
Vinous
  • v89

(a blend of Frenchman Hills, Evergreen, Roza Hills and Moxee vineyards; all old vines with Wente clones; 50% vinified in concrete and 50% in partly new 400-liter French oak barrels): Bright medium yellow. Sexy perfume of pear, lemon curd, crushed stone, brown spices, brown sugar and pine nut. Silky, round and ripe, displaying good concentration and intensity to its flavors of musky peach, pear, quince, minerals and spices; firm but not hard-edged. This is a large cuvée (in 2017, production will be rising to 3,500 cases) and would make a great restaurant glass pour this fall (Sixto's vineyard-designated 2016 Chardonnays won't be released until next spring).

November 2018