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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.
94 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2012
Bright ruby-red. Primary red and dark berry aromas are complicated by potpourri, sandalwood and Asian spices. Highly perfumed in the mouth, offering sweet black raspberry and cherry flavors brightened by a touch of blood orange. Juicy, penetrating and pure on the very long finish.