WA 90 AG 89 Pts - According to Wine Advocate - Calera’s 2012 Chardonnay Central Coast offers classic ripe apple and orchard fruits, creme and brioche in a medium-bodied, vibrant and clean style. Aged in 10% new French oak for 10 months, buy this beauty by the case and drink it over the coming couple of years.
According to Antonio Galloni - Calera's 2012 Chardonnay Central Coast is a delicious entry-level offering. Nectarine, white flowers, spices and mint all flesh out in a gorgeous, textured Chardonnay loaded with personality. This is a fabulous wine for the money.
According to Wine Spectator - A simple, pleasant style, with green apple, citrus and floral scents, ending clean.
Tasting Notes - Ripe peach, Asian pear and mango custard; luscious papaya and kaffir lime are all beautifully married together in the alluring and delightful bouquet of this 2012 Central Coast Chardonnay. Vibrant flavors of Gala apple, lemon chiffon, sweet oak and a hint of sandal wood round out the mouthwatering bright acid and smooth texture. This wine is amazingly flavorful and beautifully balanced; delicious and lingering.