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Date Printed: 7/26/2014
Rochioli Chardonnay 2005
Rochioli Chardonnay 2005
(search item no. 92703)
collectible wine

Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 7/26/2014: $44.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2012 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 90 points
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2004 The Wine News rating: 93 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A blend from three of Rochioli's Estate Chardonnay vineyards: 46% River Block, 44% Mid 40 vineyard, 10% Sweetwater vineyard. This is a fine example of the unique characteristics from Rochioli's property and the Russian River Valley.

Color: Straw yellow.

Aroma: Aromas of ripe apple, tropical fruit and a touch of spice.

Taste: Rich apple flavors and a crisp acidity.

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About Rochiolli:

The Rochioli family has been growing grapes on its 136-acre ranch since the 1930s. In 1984, Tom Rochioli created the first wines to be produced under the Rochioli name. The 9000 case winery produces Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.