Wine.comWine Spectator Top 100 of 2005! Chardonnay is planted throughout the southern part of the Truchard Estate Vineyard. The various marine soils and cooler temperatures make the Carneros region ideal for growing Chardonnay. Grapes are harvested cold then whole cluster pressed. The wine is barrel fermented in French oak, and aged on the lees for 10 months. These techniques produce a complex, full-bodied wine with a delicate structure. The 2003 Chardonnay has a floral nose of tropical fruit, fresh pea...
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/05
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 91 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: drink now<br/>