135 Ratings
Grgich Hills Estate Grown Chardonnay Napa Valley

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Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) From cool American Canyon and Carneros vineyards in the southern tip of Napa Valley, this classically styled wine that doesn’t undergo malolactic fermentation, preserving its natural acidity. Fermented and aged 10 months in French oak.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine News
    (2006 Vintage)
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2007 Vintage) The dry, woody, almost ashy first notes in this wine's aromas are joined by just enough ripe apple fruit to keep things near to the expected track, and the wine's early flavors on the palate repeat the favor. In the finish, however, the wine runs into bothersome sharp and sour elements and falls apart.
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2003 Vintage) The Grgich bent towards high-acid winemaking is represented here in unmistakable glory. The wine has a rich, fresh apple and creme brulee nose of medium volume, and its entry to the palate is rounded ...
  • Wine News
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine News.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1996 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/98.