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Far Niente Winery Estate Chardonnay Napa Valley
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Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) The Chardonnay is a classically structured wine that is both rich and velvety on the palate while displaying the typical intensity of fruit and spicy oak aromas that have become synonymous with Far Niente Chardonnay. The rich flavors of melon, fig and oak are intertwined with mineral and yeast notes will become increasingly full and complex with time. The 2000 Far Niente Chardonnay has excellent potential to age ten or more years.

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