Patz & HallDutton Ranch Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2019Product code: 16707
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A delightfully refined wine, Patz & Hall Dutton Ranch Russian River Valley Chardonnay showcases the exquisite workmanship of Californian winemaking. It enchants the senses with a charming bouquet littered with floral notes, crisp apple, and tropical fruit. The palate is greeted by a luscious richness blended with a well-judged acidity, fundamentally embodying the appellation's character. This flaxen-hued pleasure offers a lingering finish and oaky après taste - echos of its barrel fermentation. Certainly, this wine will find favour with those who appreciate the nuance and complexity inherent in world-class Chardonnays. A vino to be savoured sensibly and splendidly!
Green apple and spicy pear aromas leap from the glass. Notes of Muscat and orange blossom waft around toasted hazelnut, clove, banana and fresh earth. Dense and mouth filling, the wine shows great acidic flow and a dynamic range of flavors. It’s complex without being heavy or tedious. Tangerine, dried apricot, chai tea and crème caramel dart and weave through the long finish.
About the Winery
Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of California's Sonoma Valley, one finds the illustrious Patz & Hall winery. Since its establishment in 1988 by four self-confessed wine enthusiasts, this winery has maintained an unwavering commitment to creating the finest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
At the cornerstone of Patz & Hall's philosophy is an enduring devotion to the precise, character-driven expression of vineyards and vintage. They have formed a collaborative bond with the region’s top wine growers to ensure the optimal quality of their grape harvests.
Supporting the notion of "the best grape from the best vineyard", Patz and Hall have championed the cause of site-specific winemaking. Rather than blend across different sites, they aim to reflect the unique character of individual vineyards in their wine line.
Sumptuous sips of their renowned Chardonnay reveal a seductive richness, depth and complexity. Meanwhile, the vineyard-designated Pinot Noir is prized for providing a balance of elegant intricacy and robust intensity as well for its ability to improve with age.
The winery's stylish tasting room is a testament to their commitment to good taste. Welcoming and relaxed, it's the perfect space to enjoy slow sips of their world-class wines while gazing out over the tranquil vineyards.
Ever the conscious cultivators, Patz & Hall have maintained a commitment to sustainable farming which resonates through the soul of their wine.
On the back of three decades of craftsmanship. Patz and Hall have gained an esteemed reputation in the world of fine wines. Their signature fusion of exceptional fruit, artisan winemaking and enduring relationships have cemented their place at the forefront of Californian winemaking. Their offerings provide a journey steeped in elegance and complexity, painted against the backdrop of the Sonoma Valley's stunning scenery. Amidst the rolling vineyards and sun-drenched skies, Patz & Hall crafts beautifully layered wines with a nuanced expression of place and time.