White

2003 Kistler Chardonnay Kistler Vineyard

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Sonoma Valley
Drink between 2006 - 2011
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Community Tasting Notes 60

  • JDRFoster wrote: (92 points)

    September 2, 2013 - Very nice, but it has peaked and seems to be fading a bit. More secondary flavors. Nicely balanced.

  • JDRFoster wrote: (94 points)

    August 24, 2013 - Citrus, citrus oil, minerals, white pit fruit, vanilla oak, giveing way to toasted brioche and hazelnuts. Lovely layers of flavor. Long finish. Concentrated. Belies its age well.

  • Tmurphrey wrote: (89 points)

    August 4, 2012 - Pretty good. A couple years past it's prime

  • JDRFoster wrote: (94 points)

    May 4, 2012 - Dominated by citrus and minerals tonight. Lovely finish.

  • JDRFoster wrote: (95 points)

    March 3, 2012 - Superb. Drinking beautifully now. A little more tropical fruit and nuts than last time around.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2006, Issue #126 (link)

    (Kistler Vineyards Chardonnay Kistler Estate Vineyard Sonoma Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2003
  • Type White
  • Producer Kistler
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Kistler Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 6 (1%)
  • In Cellars 539 (45%)
  • Consumed 653 (55%)

Food Pairing

cous cous, fall squash soup, grilled vegetables and chicken, mediterranean pasta (oil based sauce), polenta

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  5 votes