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About Kistler Vineyards
Steve Kistler's rich, Burgundy-style Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs, from a series of ideally situated vineyards all around Sonoma County, have long been favorites among collectors and restaurant clients. The best bottlings have proven to be excellent mid-term agers and are among the richest and most complex Chardonnays made anywhere—the key is low-tech, hands-off winemaking that makes the most of the particular vineyard site plus what each vintage has to offer.
91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2007
($65) Yellow-gold. Open-knit and ripe, with a full-blown bouquet of yellow plum, candied pear and cling peach. Broad and rich, showing an array of ripe orchard and pit fruits, with a gentle hint of acidity giving lift. Suave and velvety on the impressively long and deep finish.