Wente Chardonnay Riva Ranch 750 ml • 2016 •

country: United States / region: California / style: Wine / size: 750 ml / manufacturer: Wente Vineyards / vintage: 2016 / sku: 34289
Wine Enthusiast   89 Points
Reg. $16.99 $13.99
DESCRIPTION:
Our Riva Ranch Single Vineyard Chardonnay is a beautifully rich, yet balanced California-style Chardonnay that represents what the Arroyo Seco appellation has to offer. In addition to classic Chardonnay flavors of apple and pear, Arroyo Seco fruit consistently provides aromas and flavors of tropical and stone fruits. 90% barrel fermented, this is a distinctly robust and full-bodied Chardonnay perfectly balanced with ample acidity and ripe fruit character.

• Chardonnay •
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRING:
Beef
Caviar
Charcuterie-Cheese
Chicken
Game
Appetizers
Lobster-Crab
Pork

Ratings

Wine Enthusiast   89 Points
WEWine Enthusiast: 89 points
There's a classic California Chardonnay backbone to this bottling, with aromas of toasted wood, crème brûlée, poached pear and apple custard, yet there are also more delicate hints of chalk and orange blossom as well. The palate combines ripe Pink Lady apples and vanilla spice and caramel richness.