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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.
93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2014
Bright gold. Vibrant, mineral-accented aromas of orange, nectarine, smoky minerals and honey. Round, sappy and plush but with a firm spine of acidity that lifts the powerful citrus and orchard fruit flavors. Notes of anise and fig build with air and carry through a strikingly long, smoky, focused finish.