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Far Niente Winery Estate Chardonnay Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) Far Niente blends wines from its various estate Chardonnay vineyards to create its distinctive style. When young, these wines offer fresh fruit and a marvelous finish; with time, they slowly reveal the wine's complex nature through added texture, richness, weight, and depth. Far Niente Chardonnays are classically structured wines that are lush and round on the palate while displaying the typical intensity of fruit and spicy oak aromas that have become synonymous with our "house style". While the...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Buyer
    (2007 Vintage) Aromas of melon, guava and ripe fig are layered with toasty spices that resemble hazelnut and clove. Upon entry, this wine is round and creamy on the palate brings forth a tropical minerality that balances a spicy, toasty finish.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2004 Vintage) Medium yellow, gold in color with tinges of green, this wine features a lovely bouquet of ripe apple, lemon, fig, flowers and faint hints of vanilla. Full-bodied and richly textured, the palate open...
  • Wine Spectator
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/28/97