Label Image
2007 Melville Vineyards and Winery Chardonnay Estate Vineyard Sta. Rita Hills
Out of Stock
3.8 average rating 5 ratingsrate it
Expert Ratings
ST
 90
RP
 91
read the reviews

Begin Your Search


WineAccess Travel Log


Read stories from the world's greatest wine trails.

Expert Reviews

90 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2008

($30) Bright gold. Ripe melon and pit fruits on the nose. Brighter orange and Meyer lemon on the palate, which features a fleshy texture and a slow-building note of floral honey. The citrus notes gain strength on the clean, juicy, impressively persistent finish.

91 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Member Ratings

Your Rating & Review
5 Member Ratings
Average Member Rating:
3.8 out of 5 stars
     
5 stars
 
(0)
     
4 stars
 
(4)
     
3 stars
 
(1)
     
2 stars
 
(0)
     
1 stars
 
(0)
     

Explore

Place Image
About California

It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...

Read More »

Varietal Image
Chardonnay

The best Chardonnays in the world continue to arrive from the region where the grape first emerged: the chalk, clay, and limestone vineyards of Burgundy and Chablis. While the origins of the grape were disputed for many years, with some speculating that the grape came all the way from the Middle East, DNA researchers at the University of California-Davis proved in 1999 that Chardonnay actually developed...
Read More »