Wine.comGolden straw in appearance. Intense aroma of honey, citrus, vanilla with floral notes. Citrus, pineapple, peach and vanilla flavors with distinctive mineral undertones mineral undertones that reflect both vineyard location and character of the diverse field selections planted here. The many different rootstock materials, clones and mass selections create a range of diversity uncommon in California Chardonnay vineyards today. Blocks are vinified separately and the final blend combines the best of warm and cool fruit flavors with a distinct mineral undertone and fruit intensity. read more... The Russian River Valley climate, cooled by coastal influences, helps develop bright forward fruit that stands up to aging in new oak and malolactic fermentation. (hide)
Wine SpectatorRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/01.
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 89 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: drink now<br/>