Rombauer Vineyards

Carneros Chardonnay

9.21859 ratings
8.884 pro ratings
Carneros, North Coast, 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
Top Notes For
Tobin Trevarthen

Every now and then, you just need the butter bomb. Especially on a hot day. Classic Rombauer. Butterscotch notes. Long finish.

Every now and then, you just need the butter bomb. Especially on a hot day. Classic Rombauer. Butterscotch notes. Long finish.

Jun 11th, 2019
"Odedi"

Pale lemon in color with a yellow tint.

Strong nose of citrus, vanilla, oak, butter, spices, melons, red apples and lemons.

Full bodied, bold and buttery, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with lemons, grapefruits, apples, pears, almonds, pineapples, oak, vanilla, spices, sea salt, minerals and white pepper.

Long finish with tangy limes.

This is a great Chardonnay from Carneros, California. Buttery and bold and not too oaky, even for my taste.

Very smooth and enjoyable by itself or with food. Rich and extracted.

Robert Parker 90 points.

Thank you, Elvira for sharing. I paired it with Cheeses, crackers and great company.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$39.

Pale lemon in color with a yellow tint.

Strong nose of citrus, vanilla, oak, butter, spices, melons, red apples and lemons.

Full bodied, bold and buttery, with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry on the palate with lemons, grapefruits, apples, pears, almonds, pineapples, oak, vanilla, spices, sea salt, minerals and white pepper.

Long finish with tangy limes.

This is a great Chardonnay from Carneros, California. Buttery and bold and not too oaky, even for my taste.

Very smooth and enjoyable by itself or with food. Rich and extracted.

Robert Parker 90 points.

Thank you, Elvira for sharing. I paired it with Cheeses, crackers and great company.

14.5% alcohol by volume.

91 points.

$39.

Feb 16th, 2019
Sipping Fine Wine

Had another bottle. Rombauer Vineyards was founded in 1982 by Koerner and Joan Rombauer and sits on a tree covered knoll overlooking the Napa Valley. The winery features caves that extend for over a mile into the hillside. Rich aromas of stone and tropical fruit with sweet oak spice scents. On the palate peach, melon and apple, with soft vanilla spice, rich & creamy, yet crisp. Lingering smooth finish, well balanced ending with mineral notes. Better than ‘16, ‘17 much fresher tasting.

Had another bottle. Rombauer Vineyards was founded in 1982 by Koerner and Joan Rombauer and sits on a tree covered knoll overlooking the Napa Valley. The winery features caves that extend for over a mile into the hillside. Rich aromas of stone and tropical fruit with sweet oak spice scents. On the palate peach, melon and apple, with soft vanilla spice, rich & creamy, yet crisp. Lingering smooth finish, well balanced ending with mineral notes. Better than ‘16, ‘17 much fresher tasting.

Oct 8th, 2018
Boris Mathiszik

Nice chard. Creamy, not oaky. Long finish.

Nice chard. Creamy, not oaky. Long finish.

Aug 24th, 2018
Rob Brobst III

WOTN! Yep it needs 6 years to perfect! Everyone in this bottle was shaking hands.

WOTN! Yep it needs 6 years to perfect! Everyone in this bottle was shaking hands.

Jul 21st, 2018
Sipping Fine Wine

Rombauer Vineyards was founded in 1982 by Koerner and Joan Rombauer and sits on a tree covered knoll overlooking the Napa Valley. The winery features caves that extend for over a mile into the hillside. Golden straw with aromas of stone and tropical fruit with sweet oak spice scents. On the palate peach, melon and apple, with soft vanilla spice, rich & creamy. Lingering smooth finish, well balanced ending with mineral notes.

Rombauer Vineyards was founded in 1982 by Koerner and Joan Rombauer and sits on a tree covered knoll overlooking the Napa Valley. The winery features caves that extend for over a mile into the hillside. Golden straw with aromas of stone and tropical fruit with sweet oak spice scents. On the palate peach, melon and apple, with soft vanilla spice, rich & creamy. Lingering smooth finish, well balanced ending with mineral notes.

Jul 11th, 2018
Jay Kline

Loads of tropical, squishy fruit with a slight whiff of Gorgonzola. We weren’t eating blue cheese so it wasn’t coming from anywhere else!

Loads of tropical, squishy fruit with a slight whiff of Gorgonzola. We weren’t eating blue cheese so it wasn’t coming from anywhere else!

Jul 5th, 2018
Jay Kline

Round and loaded with tropical fruit. If you love this style of Chardonnay, this is your wine.

Round and loaded with tropical fruit. If you love this style of Chardonnay, this is your wine.

May 12th, 2018
Jay Kline

Thanks Neal!

Thanks Neal!

Sep 21st, 2017
Christopher Olin

cougar bait

cougar bait

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