Wall Street Journal: Laetitia Chardonnay one of “America’s best buys”

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Each year the Wall Street Journals enlists the world’s top wine writers and buyers to select “America’s best buys.” This year’s panel included wine world luminaries Hugh Johnson (the greatest living wine writer today) and Paul Lukacs (editor-in-chief, Saveur magazine) among others. Only 12 wines are selected each year. Here’s what the judges had to say about Laetitia Estate Chardonnay 2007:

Golden Chardonnay to knock you Sideways

Father-and-son winemakers Dave and Eric Hickey have seen sales rocket since the film Sideways put their valley firmly on the fine wine map. “Ripe golden grapes, tight acidity, intense length, vital” wrote Hugh of this double Gold-medal winner. 14.1% Vol. To 2012. Laetitia Estate Chardonnay 2007, Arroyo Grande Valley

—May 2009

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