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Kendall-Jackson 2012 Chardonnay Grand Reserve
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  Kendall-Jackson 2012 Chardonnay Grand Reserve
Item Number:51 20 114 02
Regular Price:$22.95
Sale Price:$19.95 - 13% off!
Discounted Case Price:$227.40 - 5% off!
($18.95 per bottle)
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CUSTOMER RATING
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1 to 5 glasses
EXPERT RATING
Based on the 100 Point Scale
 WA  91 
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Kendall-Jackson 2012 Chardonnay Grand Reserve
Kendall-Jackson's incredible Chardonnay from their prime vineyards in the Central Coast never fails to deliver. The 2012 Grand Reserve Chardonnay is a blend of equal parts Santa Barbara and Monterey fruit, 100% Chardonnay was aged 9 months in primarily French oak, and was put through 100% barrel and malolactic fermentation with lots of lees stirring. Robert Parker scored the 2012 91 points saying "The 2012 Chardonnay Grand Reserve (200,000 cases produced) is composed of Monterey and Santa Barbara fruit that spent nine months in largely French oak as well as smaller quantities of American wood. One-third is new, and this cuvee is put through full malolactic fermentation as opposed to the other Chardonnays where it is generally partially or completely blocked. Copious quantities of tropical fruits, pineapples, mangoes, apricot marmalade and honeyed citrus are found in this clean white that finishes with good acidity and a distant minerality. It was the only Chardonnay in this tasting that revealed a touch of oak." Grab it while it's On Sale!

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Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve
 
4.2

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

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    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Balanced (8)
  • Smooth (7)
  • Clean (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Entertaining (5)
    • Everyday (4)
    • Weeknight (3)
      • Pairs Well With:
      • Poultry (7), Seafood (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Aspiring enthusiast (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    This wine is just very consistent.

    I have had KJ Grand Reserve Chardonnay several times and it continues to meet my expectations. The wine is clear a little buttery and oaky. The finish is longer than most and is outstanding...Read complete review

    I have had KJ Grand Reserve Chardonnay several times and it continues to meet my expectations. The wine is clear a little buttery and oaky. The finish is longer than most and is outstanding for the price. This wine is just very consistent.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not Here yet

    This wine has not been delivered to me yet. Supposedly in a warehouse waiting good weather. I am waiting to hear when it will be delivered.

    This wine has not been delivered to me yet. Supposedly in a warehouse waiting good weather. I am waiting to hear when it will be delivered.

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    This wine is just very consistent.

    By John the Golfer

    from Upland, CA

    About Me Connoisseur

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Balanced
    • Clean
    • Long Finish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Entertaining
      • Everyday

      Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

      I have had KJ Grand Reserve Chardonnay several times and it continues to meet my expectations. The wine is clear a little buttery and oaky. The finish is longer than most and is outstanding for the price. This wine is just very consistent.

      • Pairs Well With:
      • Poultry, Seafood

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Wonderful wine with amazing body

      By Jacquie

      from San Jose, CA

      About Me Casual Drinker

      Pros

      • Balanced
      • Clean
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

        Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

        This wine is a real treat, nice flavor and very smooth. We had this at a restaurant and made sure to buy a few bottles.

        • Pairs Well With:
        • Poultry

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Clean and Fruity CA Chardonnay, Good Val

        By CrowsQuill

        from Claremont, CA

        About Me Connoisseur

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balanced
        • Clean
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Weeknight

          Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

          Good aroma, citrus, apple. Medium body, fresh, good balance, no wood, smooth, not complex. Citrus finish. A good value (performance/cost)

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not Here yet

          By Tom in KY

          from Cadiz, KY

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

          This wine has not been delivered to me yet. Supposedly in a warehouse waiting good weather. I am waiting to hear when it will be delivered.

           
          5.0

          Classic Chardonnnay

          By Steve

          from Hillsborough, NJ

          About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balanced
          • Big
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Entertaining
            • Special Occasions
            • Weeknight

            Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

            Classic California Chardonnay. Full bodied, smooth and long finish.

            • Pairs Well With:
            • Poultry
             
            5.0

            A very consistent enjoyable Chardonay

            By Peter

            from Nashville, TN

            About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Balanced
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Special Occasions

              Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

              A very nice and consistent Chardonnay which never disappoints. Favorable meal is grilled quail and wild rice with this wine. Makes for a nice and memorable dinner.

              • Pairs Well With:
              • Game, Poultry, Seafood
               
              5.0

              Quality Chardonnay

              By Malemue

              from wisconsin

              About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Clean
              • Clear
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Entertaining
                • Gifts

                Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

                Decent price for good quality

                • Pairs Well With:
                • Game, Poultry, Seafood
                 
                5.0

                Quality Chardonay

                By Malemute

                from Superior, WI

                About Me Aspiring Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balanced
                • Clean
                • Clear
                • Smooth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Afternoon
                  • Entertaining
                  • Everyday
                  • Gifts

                  Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

                  Very good at reasonable price

                  • Pairs Well With:
                  • Poultry, Seafood
                   
                  5.0

                  Gift they loved

                  By Patty

                  from Belleair. Florida

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Balanced

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Everyday

                    Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

                    Great

                    • Pairs Well With:
                    • Poultry, Seafood
                     
                    4.0

                    I would buy this again

                    By mail lady

                    from lewisville, TX

                    About Me Casual Drinker

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Balanced
                    • Clean
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • After Dinner
                      • Entertaining
                      • Weeknight

                      Comments about Kendall-Jackson 2011 Chardonnay Grand Reserve:

                      I very much like this wine

                      • Pairs Well With:
                      • Seafood

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