(From 2014 Vintage) The grapes were gently whole-cluster pressed while the fruit was still cool. The juice was pumped to tank to cold-settle overnight before it was racked to barrel for primary and malolactic fermentation. The lees were stirred every two weeks to give the wine rich flavors and a creamy texture. The barrels best exhibiting the Home Ranch character were selected for this wine. Production was limited to 125 cases.
"Rombauer Vineyards' Carneros Chardonnay has earned a reputation for being the benchmark California Chardonnay and the 2008 vintage continues that tradition. Delicious with intense pear, pineapple and tropical fruits, balanced with creamy, toasted vanilla. Refined acidity and hints of apple linger on the finish. Our favorite pairing for this wine includes grilled salmon or chicken with mango salsa, seafood pasta, crab cakes and arugula salad." -Winery
fantastic, great nose, buttery, silky smooth, w or w/o food
buttery and beautiful.
dinner with Morgan Stanley-petersons 9.28.10
preferido de Tom lo tomamos en Hawaii
Full Bodied, Creamy, Buttery, Velvety
My favorite Chardonnay I love it!!
wonderfully smooth and delicious
had it at 801
Wine Buyer(From 2009 Vintage) Rombauer Vineyards' 2006 Carneros Chardonnay is rich and full-bodied with peach, apple, and mango aromas and flavors. The creamy texture of asian pears and peaches glides across the palate and the light oak tones highlight the wine's complex and lingering finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines(From 2006 Vintage) This creamy, oak-sweetened wine displays plenty of appley fruit by way of attractive varietal character and sports a racy touch of balancing acidity that keeps it light on its feet and refreshingly vital. It will succeed equally well as a partner to richer chicken dishes as it does to broiled or grilled fish, and it is perfectly suited to near-term enjoyment.
Wine Spectator(From 1995 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/28/97.
Wine Spectator(From 1999 Vintage)
Wine Spectator(From 1994 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/95