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2013 Kistler Chardonnay Cuvée Cathleen

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / SONOMA
  • 97 WA
  • 90 WS
  • Variety
    Chardonnay

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SKU: 52312-2013-750

This item is available by the case only

Total:
$165.00

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  • Vinous | Rating: 95

    Interestingly, the 2013 Chardonnay Kistler Vineyard Cuvee Cathleen is quite a bit more expressive than the KV, with gorgeous textural richness and fabulous balance. Here, too, the flavors remain undeveloped, but from a textural point of view, the Cuvee Cathleen is expressive, for a young wine from this site.
    Author: Antonio Galloni
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 90

    Offers a zesty mix of green apple, white peach and nectarine, shaded by lightly spicy, cedary oak. A reined-in style that is enjoyable now but should be better in a year. Drink now through 2017. 510 cases made.
    Author: James Laube
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 97

    The 2013 Chardonnay Kistler Vineyard Cuvee Cathleen is from a selection of their best parcels within this vineyard and offers a similar character to the Kistler Vineyard, but shows slightly more acidity and a more reserved, yet still concentrated full-bodied style. Drink over the next 4-6 years.
    Author: Robert Parker
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  • 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.

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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 213 bottles owned
    • 48 collectors