2004 Peter Michael - Belle Cote 1.5L

USA - California - Sonoma - Knights Valley/ White / Chardonnay   |     Watch

IWC 93(+?)   WA 95   WS 90   Customer 90
2004 Peter Michael - Belle Cote  Front View
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.

Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93(+?)

($70) Good bright, pale yellow. Subdued but pure aromas of peach, nectarine, orange rind, rose petal and lichee. Although rather backward, this began suppler than the Carriere despite conveying an impression of solid acidity. Very dry and sophisticated chardonnay with excellent length. I found myself raising my score every time I went back to this wine, which gained sweetness with aeration.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 126

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


Wine Advocate | Rating: 95

The light straw/green-colored 2004 Chardonnay Belle Cote offers an exotic nose of tropical fruits, litchi nuts, tangerines, and brioche. Gorgeous acidity buttresses the wine's full-bodied, concentrated mouthfeel and freshness. It could easily pass for a grand cru from Chassagne-Montrachet.

Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 168

Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio


Wine Spectator | Rating: 90

Sleek and refined, rich and elegant, with a silky band of anise, pear, hazelnut and ginger. Retains its elegance on a long, soothing finish that keeps repeating the fruit and light oak and mineral themes. 1,716 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2006-2008
Author: James Laube


Professional content appears courtesy of Vinfolio

Customer Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 89
Author: Seaway J
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 02/12/2012
quite pleasant in the beginning. nutty and nice acidity. However, it went downhill. short finish.

Rating: 89
Author: Reed D
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 02/25/2009
Drink Dates:

Rating: 93
Author: Conrad K
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 06/16/2008
Drink Dates: 2005-2010
Apricot on the nose, and palate. Nicely balanced with wood. Fruit fading somewhat

More Vintages and Sizes of Peter Michael - Belle Cote :

  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


Peter Michael's estate vineyards (founded in 1982) are what make his wines truly exceptional. Sugarloaf Ranch sits high above Knights Valley in eastern Sonoma County, and from its rocky volcanic soil come Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The Alexander Mountain Estate Vineyard, above Alexander Valley, provides additional Chardonnay. All Peter Michael wines are site-driven single vineyard bottlings, whether from the estate or the limited sourced appellations. The line-up of estate wines is supplemented by a Pinot Noir from Pisoni Vineyard called "Le Moulin Rouge."

See all California producers

See other similar producers: Martinelli Winery, Flowers Vineyard and Winery, Dierberg Vineyard

Recommended For You

Loading, please wait...
 

Get early access to new arrivals and special offers