2001 Kistler Chardonnay
Chardonnay: Huge, buttery, waxy, toasty caramel, and citrus oil aromas jump from the glass of the 2001 Chardonnay Dutton Ranch. Lavishly rich, exotic, and full-bodied, with loads of texture and density, this lusty, heady Chardonnay is one of the most forw
International Wine CellarRating: 91(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 114, May/June 2004. ($60) Lemon-yellow color. Riper aromas of mirabelle, wet stone, spearmint and roasted oak; a bit higher-toned than the McCrea. Then sweet, lush and seamless but nicely framed by firm acids; in a rounder style but classically dry. Showing more oak spice on the lingering finish.
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill<br/>