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Date Printed: 7/29/2014
J. Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay 2004
J. Lohr Riverstone Chardonnay 2004
(search item no. 85017)

PRICE ON 7/29/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2000 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2004 J. Lohr Estates Riverstone Chardonnay has an attractive, youthful, brassy yellow color. The fresh aromas of lime zest, pear, nectarine and apple, combined with the butter, caramel and vanilla bouquet from the barrel fermentation, malolactic fermentation and sur lie aging, create a Chardonnay of almost laser-like intensity. The flavors are very clean with citrus, pear and apple-nectarine with subtle butter and toasty vanilla, producing layers of complexity with an excellent balance of fresh fruit acidity and palate weight. Riverstone is ideal for pairing with richly textured fish and shellfish or cream-sauced pasta dishes.
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About J. Lohr Winery:

Founded more than three decades ago by Jerry Lohr, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines crafts an array of acclaimed wines from estate grapes. Still guided by Jerry today, this pioneering estate vineyard program is comprised of almost 3,000 acres of vines in Monterey County, Paso Robles and Napa Valley. From this palette of world-class fruit, J. Lohr handcrafts three tiers of award-winning wines – J. Lohr Estates, J. Lohr Vineyard Series and J. Lohr Cuvée Series. In addition to its signature brands, J. Lohr offers numerous flavorful wines under the Cypress Vineyards, ARIEL (non-alcoholic) and Painter Bridge labels.