Cinder Wines 2011 Chardonnay, Snake River Valley, $18

By on August 4, 2013

Cinder Wines is in Garden City, Idaho, near Boise.Melanie Krause, a Washington State University grad and former Chateau Ste. Michelle assistant winemaker, is now one of Idaho’s top winemakers as she and husband Joe Schnerr have created a terrific operation near Boise. This Chardonnay opens with aromas of toasted coconut and buttered popcorn, followed by flavors of baked peach and tropical fruit.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 400 cases

Alcohol: 14%


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