International Wine Report – Top 100 Wines of 2016

2015 Massican Hyde – #59: The 2015 Hyde Vineyard Chardonnay from Massican is an incredible showing. It instantly opens with beautiful and extremely complex aromas of lime zest, orchard fruit, fresh minerals, and buttered almonds followed by hints of sliced pear, honey and tropical fruits that resonate through the wine. This displays a lovely elegant character with striking purity and a wonderful rich texture that is beautifully balanced. It continues to impress until the very end, where it delivers a range of delicious ripe flavors which linger on. Very approachable now and it will be a pleasure to watch this outstanding Chardonnay evolve for years to come. (Best 2016-2026)

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