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C. Donatiello Winery Chardonnay Russian River Valley 2006

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ELEGANTBright fruit, peach, pear, pretty oak, balanced acidity, long finish

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C. Donatiello Winery:
A visit to our estate is a retreat from the mundane, a respite of beauty, harmony, and excellence The rare combination of our phenomenal location, sweeping views, exceptional wine, and accommodating staff help us stand apart, even among the considerable stars of the Russian River Valley. Sitting in the cradle of the Russian River, our estate enjoys one of the preeminent settings for winemaking ... Read more
A visit to our estate is a retreat from the mundane, a respite of beauty, harmony, and excellence The rare combination of our phenomenal location, sweeping views, exceptional wine, and accommodating staff help us stand apart, even among the considerable stars of the Russian River Valley. Sitting in the cradle of the Russian River, our estate enjoys one of the preeminent settings for winemaking in the Russian River Valley. Our crown jewel is Maddie's Vineyard, a certified organic vineyard seated in the Middle Reach of the Russian River-an area considered by many to be the Gold Coast of the valley. While the location of our vineyards helps yield superior fruit, v/e also pay close and careful attention to each individual vine, hand-sorting twice to assure that only the finest grapes are chosen to become C. Donatiello wine. Then, in our state-of-the-art fermentation room, the fruit makes its pilgrimage to wine, vigilantly guided by our skilled winemakers. You will be personally guided through your tasting by the people who know our wine the best. In our tasting room overlooking the beautiful Russian River Valley, questions are encouraged, feedback Is welcomed, and spirited debate is celebrated. If you are a Cellar Guild Member, you will be treated to a private tasting experience in our Guild Room (reservations recommended). Come visit our beautiful estate, enjoy an indomitable wine tasting experience complete with unrivaled hospitality, and discover a distinctive expression of the Russian River Valley. Read less

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Snooth User: Michael Somm
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5.00 5
06/12/2009

GREAT Russian River chardonnay. Nice melon & apple fruits, and awesome barrel scents. Best finish on s chard I've had in a LONG time


Snooth User: Winecast
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4.00 5
12/01/2009

Medium straw in color with aromas of ripe pineapple, pear, almond and toast. Silky pear and green apple fruit with a nice rich mouthfeel and just a touch of caramel on the long finish. A delicious, pure expression of fruit enhanced by French oak.



ELEGANTBright fruit, peach, pear, pretty oak, balanced acidity, long finish

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