White

2008 Aubert Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard

Chardonnay

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Sonoma County
  • > Sonoma Coast
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Community Tasting Notes 92

  • dkstar1 Likes this wine: (91 points)

    August 14, 2014 - Fantastic. Full bodied with plenty of nuance. Drink now.

  • pdemaio wrote: (94 points)

    August 9, 2014 - Still crisp and focused, but great secondary flavors have developed.

  • smphelps wrote: (91 points)

    July 19, 2014 - Hazy sun gold. A bit tropical on the nose with pineapple and pine needles. Initially some evident oak but that dissipates or integrates quickly. Big and rich well balanced with great mouth feel. Ends darker and rich with vanilla, caramel and lemon custard.

  • Anonymous wrote: (95 points)

    June 29, 2014 - Drinking beautifully, rich citrus fruit with stone, flint, and pine nut flavors, nice minerality, more integrated than when previously tasted, spectacular wine!

  • mtolerico Likes this wine: (93 points)

    March 30, 2014 - In this vertical it's better than '11, '10 and '09, citrus, melon and pear with a good bit of creaminess. Very nice balance, extraction and mouthfeel.

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Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2010, Issue #150 (link)

    (Aubert Wines Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard Sonoma Coast) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    9/6/2010 (link) 92 points

    (Aubert Chardonnay Ritchie Vineyard) Light medium lemon yellow color; pear, peach, floral nose; complex and tasty pear, lemon, tart peach, apple, tart pineapple palate; medium-plus finish 92+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type White
  • Producer Aubert
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Ritchie Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Sonoma Coast

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 36 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1474 (53%)
  • Consumed 1265 (46%)

Food Pairing

Salmon Filet on the grill.

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  19 votes