For the second straight year we have included a significant portion of Up-Valley, Oakville, Chardonnay in a blend with our Carneros Chardonnay. The long, slow, cool growing seasons of 1998 and 1999 make the combination of the richer, fuller Up-Valley fruit a natural complement to the leaner, cripser fruit of the Carneros. The result in 1999 is one of those rare and beautiful Chardonnays that has all the lush, citrus, yeasty, creamy aromatics you expect combined with surprisingly full yet balanc...
Wine & SpiritsRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator