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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 | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2014
Vivid yellow-gold. Powerful mineral-accented aromas of Meyer lemon, pear skin, iodine and white flowers. Stains the palate with vibrant orchard and pit fruit flavors, showing a refreshingly bitter citrus pith quality with air. Deftly combines power and energy and finishes with intense mineral and spice notes and a lingering anise quality.