1998 Kistler - Chardonnay Dutton Ranch (formerly RRV) 750ml

USA - California - Sonoma - Sonoma Coast/ White / Chardonnay   |     Watch

1998 Kistler - Chardonnay Dutton Ranch (formerly RRV)
This wine is currently sold out. However, many times we can still locate this wine for you. Use the contact form below to request assistance.
You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.

Reviews For This Wine

International Wine Cellar | 92(+?)

Musky aromas of apricot and green apple, plus a cyanic hint of apple pit. Intensely flavored but tightly wound, with flavors of apple, minerals, and spice brightened by firm acids. Pour this somewhat unforthcoming wine into a decanter if you plan to serve it now. Finishes long, ripe and firm.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 96

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Advocate | 90-92

The 1998 Chardonnay Dutton Ranch is smoky, with copious quantities of exotic tropical fruits jumping from the glass. Pineapple, mango, and passion fruits immediately come to mind when tasting this full-bodied, lusty, in-your-face Chardonnay that should drink well for 4-5 years.

Drink Dates: 2000-2005
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 126

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Spectator | 92

A plump, rich and creamy style, with ripe fig, hazelnut and buttery flavors, and pretty glimpses of anise, pear and tangerine. 1,838 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2001-2005
Author: James Laube

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

More Vintages and Sizes of Kistler - Chardonnay Dutton Ranch (formerly RRV):

2012 (750ml)
2011 (750ml)
2010 (750ml)
2009 (750ml)
2008 (750ml)
2007 (750ml)
2005 (750ml)

About This Producer

Kistler Vineyards is a small family-owned winery located in the Russian River Valley specializing in Burgundian style Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Since its first vintage in 1979, the winery has grown in size to produce 25,000 cases per year. Steve Kistler and Mark Bixler share the winemaking responsibilities, while Mark also acts as chemist and business manager. The winery, completed in 1992, is located on their Vine Hill Vineyard in the Russian River Valley. Kistler's fruit is sourced from various vineyards across Napa and Sonoma counties. Kistler Vineyards' wines are released semi-annually and almost exclusively to its mailing list.

See all California producers

See other similar producers: Flowers Vineyard and Winery, Aubert, Littorai

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers