Dumol Chardonnay Russian River Valley Isobel 2010
91 points California Grapevine: Medium-light to medium golden yellow; attractive, floral, spicy, pear and green apple aroma with mineral notes and hints of tangerine, hazelnut, and vanilla; medium-full body; forward, rich, citrussy, toasty, pear and spiced apple flavors with a rich, slightly creamy mouthfeel and supported with crisp acidity; lingering aftertaste. Grapes were from the Charles Heintz Vineyard. Very highly recommended. 13.9% alcohol; 983 cases; 100% barrel fermented; 100% malolactic fermentation; released November 2012. (Dec 2012)
Our 25 acre biodynamically farmed Estate Vineyard is located on an undulating eastfacing slope of one of the appellation's famous ridgelines. From this classic site and in tandem with some of our coastal area's finest growers, we craft wines that fully capture the aromatics, flavors and textures that exemplify their vineyard sites and varietals character in the purest and most precise form.