The Trackers Crossing 365 (Whole Foods) 2012 is part of the wine
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, chardonnay
models like the (Whole Foods) 2012 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Origin is the country or state (if in the US) where the wine was produced.
The prominent characteristic(s) of the wine that define its "personality" e.g. fruity, woody, yeasty, vegetal, etc.
The taste resulting from grape sugars in the wine or sugars added. A dry wine has no perceptible taste of sweetness. Off dry wines possess a slight amount of perceptible sugar, right at the threshold.
Features & Specs - Trackers Crossing 365 (Whole Foods) 2012
Tropical fruit notes A generalized smell of co-mingled banana, pineapple, guava, passion fruit.
Tropical fruit notes
Citrus notes The generalized smell of citrus fruit .
Apple notes The smell of a freshly cut apple.
Pear notes The smell of a freshly sliced pear.
Vanillin The smell of vanilla extract.
Buttery The smell of artificial butter caused by diacetyl in a wine; the fake butter smell as in microwavable popcorn or movie theatre lobby.
Just took a bottle of the chardonnay to relatives on Christmas and we tasted it and threw the whole bottle out. It was really bad. Only good thing was that it was not expensive. Heard it was great but did not think so. Would not buy again.