December 7, 2019

Frei Brothers Russian River Chardonnay 2017

Frei Brothers

This Frei Brothers Chardonnay is definitely in the good drinking category. The Frei Brothers label is now part of the E&J Gallo portfolio and this wine is from their Laguna Ranch and Del Rio estates. Some barrel fermentation in 20% new oak has given this wine some extra palate weight and a polished texture.

The fuller body has a flush of pineapple and lime zest fresh acid, and is spiced up with ginger nuts biscuitiness and a soft creaminess. Drink it with chicken pie with a tarragon crust or a baked fillet of fish with buttery almond sauce.  

Quickie review «If you are looking for a richer style of Chardonnay, it is hard to go past this one for the value.»

Country of Origin: Russian River, USA
Tasting Date:
October 2019
Price:   US$14|  UK£18
Drink: now – 3 years
Needs food: no
Source: tasting

For more information about this Frei Brothers Chardonnay visit the Frei Brothers website.

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