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2017 Paul Hobbs Russian River Valley Chardonnay

SKU #1454378 94 points Jeb Dunnuck

Outer quote mark Leading off the Chardonnays from Hobbs, the 2017 Chardonnay Russian River Valley comes from multiple sites and spent ten months in 55% new French oak. Its medium gold color is followed by a rich, upfront bouquet of Caramelized pineapple, tangerine, honeysuckle, spice, and a touch of toasted nuts. It's rich, concentrated, has beautiful mid-palate heft, and nicely integrated acidity. It's a rocking wine as well as a great introduction to the wines of this great winemaker. Inner quote mark (6/2019)

93 points James Suckling

Outer quote mark Dried apricots, mangoes, apricot pie and spices. Medium-bodied with layers of stone and even tropical fruit, bright acidity and a medium-long finish. So well defined and focused. Inner quote mark (2/2019)

93 points Wine Spectator

Outer quote mark Powerful and minerally, with hints of white pepper to the baked apple, pear and tangerine flavors. The lively finish is crisp and focused, offering plenty of spice and lightly buttery notes. (KM) Inner quote mark (7/2019)

92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Outer quote mark The 2017 Chardonnay has a wonderful perfume of apple pie and grated nutmeg with notes of wet hay, honeycomb, cheese rind and peach cobbler plus touches of crushed stone, mushroom and wet bark. The palate is medium to full-bodied, rounded and silky with intense, savory flavor layers and bright acidity kicking in on long the finish. (EB) Inner quote mark (12/2019)

91 points Vinous

Outer quote mark The 2017 Chardonnay (Russian River Valley) is a pretty, classy wine that captures the essence of Paul Hobbs' style. Apricot, tangerine, chamomile, lemon confit and dried flowers are all nicely layered together in this open-knit Chardonnay. (AG) Inner quote mark (4/2020)


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