1999 Martinelli Chardonnay Martinelli Road
13 Ratings
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13 Ratings
1999 Martinelli Chardonnay Martinelli Road

Winemaker's Notes

Reticent, leesy nose combines honey, orange zest, lemon custard and smoky oak. At once more backward and more sophisticated than Martinelli other '99 chardonnays; quite dry but chewy with extract, and...

Russian River Valley. Winemaking is clearly at the fore here, and, if fairly hazy in appearance, the wine is deep in fruit and long on very creamy oak. Ripe, but nicely measured and balanced in spite ...

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:  91 points

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Reticent, leesy nose combines honey, orange zest, lemon custard and smoky oak. At once more backward and more sophisticated than Martinelli other '99 chardonnays; quite dry but chewy with extract, and...

Russian River Valley. Winemaking is clearly at the fore here, and, if fairly hazy in appearance, the wine is deep in fruit and long on very creamy oak. Ripe, but nicely measured and balanced in spite ...

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:  91 points

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 168 on Dec-06