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2007 Kistler Chardonnay Cuvée Cathleen
- > California
- > Sonoma County
Community Tasting Notes 9
La Cave d'Argent Likes this wine: (93 points)
April 21, 2014 - Medium-gold in color, this version of the Cuvée Cathleen is far more New World in style than its 2008 brethren. It offers intense aromas of white peaches, honey, nectarine and fig. Medium-to-full-bodied on the palate, it presents similar ripe flavors in a frame of low-to-medium acidity. The oak and alcohol are nicely integrated and the middle palate is solid. Long and luscious on the finish, it is simply a joy to drink! Well-cellared bottles should be at their best over the next 2-3 years. Drink now-2017.
rpenn77 Likes this wine: (93 points)
December 18, 2013 - Good minerality with oaky finish.
Eags25 Likes this wine: (93 points)
October 25, 2013 - Orange peel, grass, tangerine, lemongrass, honey and smoke?
Full bodied and big but not over powering. Long long finish w zip acidity and ????
Phenomenal effort. 92 or93.
mellison Does not like this wine: (80 points)
March 10, 2013 - Big disappointment like all the Kistler 2007s'. Barely drinkable. Color like apple cider. Does not hold a candle to Aubert, Peter Michael Kongsgaard or Paul Hobbs.
MondovinoVA wrote: (98 points)
December 2, 2012 - Phenominal - incredible precision, with the combination of oak, acid and fruit in almost perfect sync. Still very young though, another 3-5yrs of cellaring
Pro Reviews 1
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Josh Raynolds
May/June 2010, Issue #150 (link)
(Kistler Vineyards Chardonnay Kistler Vineyard Cuvee Cathleen Russian River Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2007
- Type White
- Producer Kistler
- Varietal Chardonnay
- Designation Cuvée Cathleen
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Sonoma County
- Appellation Sonoma County
- Pending Delivery 9 (1%)
- In Cellars 381 (63%)
- Consumed 214 (35%)