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Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley
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  Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley
Item Number:51 20 115 07
Our Price:$13.95
Discounted Case Price:$131.40 - 22% off!
($10.95 per bottle)
Availability: IN STOCK 
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CUSTOMER RATING
Based on the averaged scale of
1 to 5 glasses
EXPERT RATING
Based on the 100 Point Scale
 BD  90 
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Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley
From the producer of #68 On the Wine Spectator Top 100 2013!
A Wine Enthusiast Magazine perpetual Best Buy, this Washington state Chardonnay is hard to beat. Bright, lively flavors of pear and citrus with a delicate touch of toasty oak. Wine Spectator called this 2012 "Bright and lively, with juicy pear and grapefruit flavors on a sleek frame, finishing with refreshing acidity and a polished texture. Drink now."

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Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley
 
4.0

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Balanced (13)
  • Clean (13)
  • Smooth (12)
  • Clear (7)
  • Finish (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (11)
    • Afternoon (9)
    • Entertaining (9)
    • Weeknight (6)
      • Pairs Well With:
      • Poultry (16), Seafood (15), Pizza and pasta (5), Beef (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Aspiring enthusiast (12), Casual drinker (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Buttery Chard!

    This Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay has a rich, buttery, full texture. I tasted it blind and guessed it was almost double the price! It's very complex for [$] with aromas of pineapple...Read complete review

    This Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay has a rich, buttery, full texture. I tasted it blind and guessed it was almost double the price! It's very complex for [$] with aromas of pineapple and green apple. This is a luscious white to keep on hand for everyday.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    It was a nice change of taste, enjoyed.

    Worked well with seared salmon as well as beef hamburgers (surprised me). Nice layered first taste of pear and citrus, then light oak, then a buttery flavor.

    Worked well with seared salmon as well as beef hamburgers (surprised me). Nice layered first taste of pear and citrus, then light oak, then a buttery flavor.

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Buttery Chard!

    By StrumErika

    from New York, NY

    About Me Connoisseur

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • Balanced
    • Long Finish
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Afternoon
      • Everyday

      Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

      This Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay has a rich, buttery, full texture. I tasted it blind and guessed it was almost double the price! It's very complex for [$] with aromas of pineapple and green apple. This is a luscious white to keep on hand for everyday.

      • Pairs Well With:
      • Poultry, Seafood

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Balance and taste!

      By pardoc

      from Turlock, CA

      About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Balanced
      • Clean
      • Crisp
      • Suttle oak
      • Wonderful fruit

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Afternoon
        • Entertaining
        • Everyday
        • Weeknight

        Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

        This is one of only a handful of "go to" whites we serve all year long, but especially in the heat of the California summer. Well balanced; only slight nod to oak, great fruit, toasty oak and light caramel give way to green apple. Great value.

        • Gift:
        • No
        • Pairs Well With:
        • Poultry, Seafood

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        My favorite Chardonnay

        By RALPHIE

        from Gettysburg, PA

        About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balanced
        • Big
        • Clean
        • Clear
        • Smooth

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Afternoon
        • Before during Dinner
        • Entertaining

        Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

        This Chardonnay is extremely reliable, vintage year to vintage year.

        • Pairs Well With:
        • Pasta Salads, Poultry, Seafood

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Nice, my wife liked it!

        By Lindy

        from Eagan, MN

        About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balanced
        • Clean

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Afternoon

          Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

          Its a very nice Chardonnay.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Very Nice Chardonnay

          By chassis team

          from Ridgeland, Ms.

          About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clean
          • Clear
          • Smooth

          Cons

          • Thin

          Best Uses

          • Afternoon
          • Entertaining
          • Everyday
          • Weeknight

          Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

          Very Nice chardonnay good for entertaining and enjoying now on a summer evening

          • Gift:
          • No
          • Pairs Well With:
          • Poultry, Seafood

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          A Columbia Valley Surprise!

          By Mama Spice

          from NY

          About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balanced
          • Clean
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

              This will definitely be our "go to" aperitif. Was great with a chicken paillard and baby greens.

              • Pairs Well With:
              • Light appetizers, Poultry

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              I would purchase this wine again.

              By Nana Tiegs

              from Lake Bluff, IL

              About Me Casual Drinker

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clean
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

                I like to have some wine while I prepare supper.
                It is my time to reflect
                !

                • Pairs Well With:
                • Beef, Poultry, Seafood

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Classic Chardonnay for great price

                By Playrite

                from Main Line Philadelphia

                About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balanced
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Entertaining
                  • Everyday

                  Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

                  A great buy! Mildly buttery like a Chardonnay can be. We really enjoyed it and ordered 4 more bottles.

                  • Gift:
                  • No
                  • Pairs Well With:
                  • Poultry, Seafood
                   
                  4.0

                  A favorite for every day or parties!

                  By tennisgal

                  from murray, ky

                  About Me Casual Drinker

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Balanced
                  • Clean
                  • Clear
                  • Smooth

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Entertaining
                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

                    Would definitely recommend to friends!

                    • Pairs Well With:
                    • Poultry, Seafood
                     
                    5.0

                    Best Chardonnay in a long time!

                    By The Napa Man

                    from Edmond, OK

                    About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Balanced
                    • Complex
                    • Long Finish

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Dinner
                      • Entertaining
                      • Everyday

                      Comments about Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley:

                      Usually prefer red, but this wine was amazing...and amazingly affordable.

                      • Pairs Well With:
                      • Cheese and Fruit, Poultry, Seafood

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                      • Q:

                        is this a red wine
                        Asked on 10/21/2011 by Anonymous

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                          A:

                          This is a Chardonnay, which is a white wine.

                          Answered on 10/24/2011 by Strumerika from Mount Kisco, NY
                        • A:

                          NO!!!!!

                          Answered on 11/26/2011 by RALPHIE from Gettysburg, PA
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