Aubert Wines Chardonnay The Quarry Vineyard Sonoma County 2001

  • WS
    93
  • WA
    92
  • IWC
    92
Varietal:
Chardonnay
Region:
California : Sonoma County
Producer:
Aubert Wines
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90+ Ratings
Size Price Qty
750ml
$119.00
Quantity Available: 1
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Reviews

  • Wine Spectator

    James Laube
    June 30, 2003
    93 Enticing aromatics lead to layers of ripe, rich, juicy fig, apricot, pear and melon. Toasty, smoky oak plays a prominent role, too, but it folds in nicely, adding complex flavor nuances. Drink now through 2006. 277 cases made.
  • Wine Advocate

    Robert Parker
    December 2003
    92 The Quarry Vineyard is a parcel of Chardonnay also utilized by Peter Michael for its La Carriere and Belle Cote offerings. Very pure, Aubert’s 2001 Chardonnay Quarry Vineyard reveals a leesy, earthy, stone fruit-scented nose, a full-bodied, nicely textured mouthfeel, and rich, honeysuckle, grapefruit, and white peach flavors. It is an outstanding effort, but does not have quite the size of the Ritchie Vineyard cuvee. The wine reveals a slight greenish hue to its light yellow color, always a good sign in a top Chardonnay vintage.
  • International Wine Cellar

    Stephen Tanzer
    May 2003
    92 (fruit from Peter Michael's La Carriere block, from all old Wente clones) Palish, slightly hazy yellow. Spicy, fruit-driven aromas of lemon, grapefruit, pineapple, peach and lime. Intensely flavored, precise and stony in the mouth, with superb energy and thrust. Finishes bright and long, with little sign of the 15% alcohol. The 65% new oak component is also very well integrated.