Arista Russian River Chardonnay 2016
A wine that presents great richness and silkiness, yet still possesses structure. Notes of white peach, toast, sweet cream, and white pepper greet the nose, while flavors of orchard fruit, quince and Asian pear (and pear skin) are buoyed by a savory and mouth-watering mix of tangy acidity and minerals on the finish.
|Wine Spectator: 93|
|This glides across the palate, offering a deft, well-knit mix of white fruit, spice and creamy components. Minerally midpalate, with a finish that features some savory hints. Drink now through 2024.|
|Wine Advocate: 92|
|The 2016 Chardonnay Russian River Valley opens with scents of beeswax, honey toast and toasted hazelnut with a core of citrus and white tree fruits. It's medium to full-bodied and very rich in the mouth with loads of honeyed fruits, tangy acidity and great texture to carry the long, savory finish.|