Reviewed on 2019-03-05
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Rating 82
Style White
Variety
Vintage 2016
Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Central Coast
California
USA
ABV 14.6%
Price $24.00  Buy This Wine
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Perfect For

Boozy Beach Trips, Cold Weather Hibernation, Host/Hostess Gifting

Drink If You Like

Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc , Roussanne

Lafond Winery 'Lafond Vineyard' Chardonnay 2016 Review

When the alcohol of a wine goes above 14% the boozy factor increases, leaving other aromas and characteristics wanting more face time with your mouth. When we get to 14.6% a wine becomes an acquired taste, so if this is you jam then this wine will be your jam, with notes of banana, vanilla and oak wood dominated by what I can only describe as vodka. After a few glasses of this you’ll be quite loose, making this not a wine to pair with food, but one to just hang out, enjoy and let those cheeks get rosy.

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POINTS
Lafond Winery 'Lafond Vineyard' Chardonnay 2016
When the alcohol of a wine goes above 14% the boozy factor increases, leaving other aromas and characteristics wanting more face time with your mouth. When we get to 14.6% a wine becomes an acquired taste, so if this is you jam then this wine will be your jam, with notes of banana, vanilla and oak wood dominated by what I can only describe as vodka. After a few glasses of this you’ll be quite loose, making this not a wine to pair with food, but one to just hang out, enjoy and let those cheeks get rosy.

Reviewed On: 03-05-2019
82
POINTS
Lafond Winery 'Lafond Vineyard' Chardonnay 2016
When the alcohol of a wine goes above 14% the boozy factor increases, leaving other aromas and characteristics wanting more face time with your mouth. When we get to 14.6% a wine becomes an acquired taste, so if this is you jam then this wine will be your jam, with notes of banana, vanilla and oak wood dominated by what I can only describe as vodka. After a few glasses of this you’ll be quite loose, making this not a wine to pair with food, but one to just hang out, enjoy and let those cheeks get rosy.

Reviewed On: 03-05-2019