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Wine Enthusiast: 90 points
kopriva 2009 Cassidy Ranch Chardonnay (Carneros)
"Made without oak, one of the rare Carneros Chards that hasn’t seen wood, this wine also never underwent malolactic fermentation. That means what you get is pure Carneros fruit and acidity. And how clean the green apple, peach and pineapple flavors are. A true delight, at a good price." S.H. (5/1/2011) — 90
Steve Heimoff, West Coast Editor, Wine Enthusiast
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"kopriva 2009 Cassidy Ranch Chardonnay. Lots of crisp, crunchy green apple acidity in this fresh, unoaked Carneros Chard."
Palate Press: The online wine magazine
2008 kopriva Unoaked Chardonnay – Carneros, California
"You may not recognize this wine as Chardonnay if you’ve only been exposed to the heavy oak and butter first popularized by some California wineries. Made without oak aging or malolactic fermentation, it is more like a new white varietal, and an alternative to dry whites such as Sauvignon blanc or Pinot grigio...."
Simple Hedonisms: Articles and Reviews of Food, Wine, & Wine Country Lifestyle
Simple Hedonisms suggests: “Cool off this summer with some naked chardonnay … and expand your palate”
"Also known as “un-wooded,” “stainless” or “naked” — unoaked Chardonnay reveals what the grape itself tastes like minus the oak and butter effects. At 13.5% alcohol, kopriva’s Chardonnay doesn’t overpower food. Yet its bright acid and crisp minerality can cut through the richest cheesy pasta, the spiciest entree or oiliest fish dish."