Sonoma-Cutrer The Cutrer Chardonnay 2000

Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 53735
  • white wine
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WE89

Winemaker's Notes

Enticing aromas of ripe pear, citrus, green apple and spice fill the nose with hints of orchids and tropical fruit. A lush palate is balanced with an acidity that frames and extends the layers of ripe pear, clove, honey, with hints of pineapple and guava. The hallmark of The Cutrer is its rich balance of texture, elegance and length on the palate. Given the concentration of flavor, firm structure and acidity, I expect the 2000 The Cutrer to cellar for a minimum of ten years.

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Located in the cool Sonoma Coast viticultural region, Sonoma-Cutrer vineyards was founded in 1973 by Brice Cutrer Jones. The winery is dedicated exclusively to the production of Estate Bottled Chardonnay from its own vineyards. Since 1981, Sonoma Cutrer Vineyards has produced three "vineyard designated" wines from the distinct soils of Les Pierres, the Cutrer Vineyard, and Russian River Ranches.

Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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