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Wente Vineyards Chardonnay Riva Ranch Reserve Arroyo Seco

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2005 Vintage) Varietal Content: 94% Chardonnay, 3% Gewürztraminer, 3% Pinot Blanc This Chardonnay has a rich, golden color and aromas of ripe apple, vanilla, butter, and pear. It has a luscious mouthfeel, flavors of vanilla, guava, and butterscotch, and a long, smooth finish.

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Oct-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/31/02
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast