2002 Chardonnay, Hyde Vineyard, Napa-Carneros
Dec 2004-Jan 2005
Vol. 30, No. 6, p. 114
Medium-light golden yellow; attractive, forward, toasty, spicy, nutty, ripe pear and green apple aroma; full body; forward, plush, toasty ripe pear and green apple flavors with notes of toasted hazelnut and crisp acidity; well balanced and structured; lingering aftertaste. Deserves decanting prior to serving or another year or two of bottle aging. Very highly recommended.