2018 Aubert Chardonnay Eastside

2018 Aubert Chardonnay Eastside

Regular price $134.99
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Country: U.S.A.

Region: Sonoma County

Vintage: 2018

Cépage: Chardonnay (100%)

Size: 750 ml

Rating(s): 97-99+ (RP); 100 (JD)

"Coming from a warmer site in the Russian River Valley (off Eastside Road) planted all to the Montrachet clone of Chardonnay, the 2018 Chardonnay Eastside reveals incredible intensity in its buttered citrus, white peach, nectarine, white flowers, stony minerality, and almond paste-laced aromas and flavors. A rich, powerful, straight- up awesome Chardonnay, it has riveting focus and precision paired with that richness and opulence that Mark Aubert seems to find in just about every vintage. Magical stuff in every sense, I always find it amazing that the Aubert Chardonnays are brought up in new French oak, yet you never find obvious oak, and the wines have an incredible sense of minerality and elegance, yet with power!"

Jeb Dunnuck (JD) - 05/20