2008 Kistler - Chardonnay Dutton Ranch (formerly RRV) 750ml

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

IWC 92   WA 91-93   WS 88   VF    Customer 90
2008 Kistler - Chardonnay Dutton Ranch (formerly RRV) Front View

Buy It Now

Starting at  $100.00

Marketplace: Sold by Private Collectors:

VINDEX   $89.95

1 bottle in Vinfolio Storage / ships in 24-48 hours
Price per bottle:  $100.00

You can also bid on this wine. Contact us to learn how.

Professional Reviews For This Wine

International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

Vivid gold. High-pitched, spicy aromas of lemon and lime, with deeper pear and melon qualities and a touch of toasty lees. Supple and creamy on entry, then more taut in the mid-palate, offering juicy melon and orchard fruit flavors firmed by a bitter citrus note. A kick of peppery spice adds cut to the long, impressively focused finish. This wine marks the 30th vintage for this bottling at Kistler.

Author: Josh Raynolds
Issue: Issue 156

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Advocate | Rating: 91-93

The 2008 Chardonnay Dutton Ranch offers aromas of nectarines, hazelnuts, and honeyed pineapple, a ripe, medium to full-bodied style, good acidity, a subtle smoky oak note in the background, terrific fruit, and serious levels of concentration.

Drink Dates: 2010-2017
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 187

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Wine Spectator | Rating: 88

Sleek and spicy, with a mix of sour, leesy lemon drop, green apple, citrus and mineral notes. This is full-bodied, turning somewhat simpler on the finish, where the texture is raw.

Drink Dates: 2011-2017
Author: James Laube

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Vinfolio | Rating: 

Drink Dates: 2010-2018
Author: Elizabeth Grubel

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Customer Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 90
Author: Jam02110
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 04/19/2014

Rating: 90
Author: Mike N296
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 09/01/2013
Site Blog: Foodie Confidential Oakes and buttery. Chestnut. Well balanced. Clean finish. Lacks complexity.

Rating: 89
Author: Jon S495
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 05/14/2013

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

  The Vinfolio Difference  

Since its founding in 2003, Vinfolio has brought the rarest and highest-quality wines to the the collector market. Located in San Francisco and Napa, we are a company of wine experts who understand and value the importance of wine provenance. Our premium supplier relationships and first-in-class technology help us protect your wine from sourcing through shipping with extraordinary care that only we can provide. Don't trust your fine wine with anything less!

Learn More

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