Rutz Cellars Russian River Chardonnay 1997

Chardonnay from Russian River, California

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Item No. 26508

Winemaker's Notes

Rich, ripe and concentrated, this Chardonnay is bursting with orange peel, peaches, honey and toasted spice flavors on the nose and palate, which continue through to a long, lingering finish. This wine is unfined and unfiltered.

Alcohol: 14.2% by volume

Learn About Rutz Cellars

After years of living in the Russian River Valley and inspired by the greatness of Burgundy, Keith Rutz dreamed of making great classically- styled wines from the best Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes available in California. His goal was - and is - to craft small lots of wine that will be recognized as worthy competitors to the top French products.We guarantee that from harvest to...

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Learn About Russian River

The Russian River Valley is named as such due to its proximity to the Russian River, the river itself named for the Russian fur traders who came down from Alaska in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Russian River is agricultural land. While there is a focus on wine, beyond the vineyards are many small, family-owned farms cultivating everything from cattle to...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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