2010 Kistler Chardonnay McCrea Vineyard


  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Sonoma Mountain
Drink between 2013 - 2018 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 25

  • Winedad53 wrote: (93 points)

    May 14, 2017 - Notes of toast, ripe yellow apple, Meyer lemon and vanilla, this Kistler drinks beautifully at age 7. Side by side with 2005 McCrea this was the brighter, more balanced wine that literally danced out of the glass. Drink up and enjoy over next 2-3 years.

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  • MemorialWineFan wrote: (92 points)

    March 24, 2017 - Big and buttery with hints of butterscotch and pear. Very good if you like this chard style.

  • walkerjfw wrote: (94 points)

    December 24, 2016 - Christmas Eve with some cheeses and appetizers. PnP, drank over 90 minutes. Wine opened up nicely as it had air and warmed a bit in the glass, this had been in the fridge for a bit.

    Rich medium/dark gold color. Nose of orchard fruit, stones and white flower. Plate of candied pineapple, honey, lemon, peach, wet stones. Rich texture and long finish. Rich, rounded CA Chardonnay in its prime.

    This has improved (from memory) since last bottle, putting on weight and developing secondary characteristics. In its prime right now (IMO), would drink over next 1-2 years. My older Kistlers (06-09 vintages) did not hold up well with age. This bottle in a very different spot than some of the prior vintages, aged nicely and really drinking well.

  • danielbleier Likes this wine: (94 points)

    November 15, 2016 - This has taken on weight since sampled in 2013 - the lemon and tropical notes have mellowed, giving more balance to the wet stone and spice qualities.

  • bzell Likes this wine: (91 points)

    November 1, 2016 - Really nice chardonnay but not quite what i anticipate in a kistler chardonnay.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    May/June 2013, IWC Issue #168 (link)

    (Kistler Vineyards Chardonnay McCrea Vineyard Sonoma Mountain) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type White
  • Producer Kistler
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard McCrea Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Mountain
  • UPC Code 4000121075426

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (0%)
  • In Cellars 938 (52%)
  • Consumed 862 (48%)

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