Kutch Wines

Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

9.236 ratings
9.26 pro ratings
Santa Cruz Mountains, San Francisco Bay, California, USA
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
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Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.0

My kind of Cali Chard

My kind of Cali Chard

Sep 2nd, 2019
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9.4

Kutch's 2015 Chardonnay (Sonoma Coast) is a very pretty wine that straddles the line between the more reductive style of the 2014 and lusher expression found in the 2016. Lemon peel, white flowers, chalk, mint and white pepper give the 2015 brightness, aromatic lift and tension. Insistent saline notes punctuate the driving finish. Most of the fruit is from Bohan, although about 10% of the grapes came from Trout Gulch, in the Santa Cruz Mountains. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, April 2018)

Kutch's 2015 Chardonnay (Sonoma Coast) is a very pretty wine that straddles the line between the more reductive style of the 2014 and lusher expression found in the 2016. Lemon peel, white flowers, chalk, mint and white pepper give the 2015 brightness, aromatic lift and tension. Insistent saline notes punctuate the driving finish. Most of the fruit is from Bohan, although about 10% of the grapes came from Trout Gulch, in the Santa Cruz Mountains. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, April 2018)

Apr 26th, 2018
Patrick Derdeyn

Richer fruit than the SCM chard from the previous year and with mouth puckering acidity, refreshing at 12.7%. This has a ton of depth and could benefit from a couple more years to settle in, just at the beginning of its drinking window.

Richer fruit than the SCM chard from the previous year and with mouth puckering acidity, refreshing at 12.7%. This has a ton of depth and could benefit from a couple more years to settle in, just at the beginning of its drinking window.

Feb 17th, 2018
Shay A
9.2

My first Kutch. Needs time. Nose is gorgeous...wet stone, graphite, butterscotch. Palate is very different...fairly tart. Green apple, stone fruit, lemon sours. Could see this being very good in 3-5yrs.

My first Kutch. Needs time. Nose is gorgeous...wet stone, graphite, butterscotch. Palate is very different...fairly tart. Green apple, stone fruit, lemon sours. Could see this being very good in 3-5yrs.

Dec 22nd, 2017
Brian Tuite

Cloudy, creamy, good acid. Long tart finish.

Cloudy, creamy, good acid. Long tart finish.

Jul 22nd, 2017
Graham

Yum! Love this wine.

Yum! Love this wine.

Jul 16th, 2020
Stephen Redenbaugh

Nice medium gold in the glass... oak, if any is restrained. Ripe sweet red apple and pear notes with beautifully balanced fruit/acid and long, silken finish. Drinking well at four years and representing a remarkable bargain for chard of this quality.

Nice medium gold in the glass... oak, if any is restrained. Ripe sweet red apple and pear notes with beautifully balanced fruit/acid and long, silken finish. Drinking well at four years and representing a remarkable bargain for chard of this quality.

Jun 30th, 2020
Graham

Finally finishing this bottle after almost a week in the fridge. Damn straight good. Glad a have a few to follow.

Finally finishing this bottle after almost a week in the fridge. Damn straight good. Glad a have a few to follow.

Apr 17th, 2020
Stephen Redenbaugh

Pop and pour...just off the delivery truck. WOW! I’m shocked at just how well this wine shows...rich, juicy, balanced, complex...low ABV, no noticeable oak, smooth as a baby’s butt. Somehow, I don’t think my 6 pack purchase will last out the quarantine. I am seriously enjoying this wine.

Pop and pour...just off the delivery truck. WOW! I’m shocked at just how well this wine shows...rich, juicy, balanced, complex...low ABV, no noticeable oak, smooth as a baby’s butt. Somehow, I don’t think my 6 pack purchase will last out the quarantine. I am seriously enjoying this wine.

Apr 15th, 2020
Winton Sweum

Lemon and mineral nose; more of same on the palate, but with the minerality chalky and the finish quite bright and a little saline. This skews cool climate.

Lemon and mineral nose; more of same on the palate, but with the minerality chalky and the finish quite bright and a little saline. This skews cool climate.

Dec 7th, 2019