2016 Rusack Vineyards Santa Catalina Island Chardonnay
Chardonnay - 750ML
  • WE 93
  • VN 92
  • WS 92
  • JD 91

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WE 93
Wine Enthusiast, September 2018
Very chalky and tight on the nose, this bottling from the extremely challenging vineyard on Catalina Island is a powerful success, also showing Meyer lemon sorbet and Asian pear aromas. It's tightly woven on the palate... expand Very chalky and tight on the nose, this bottling from the extremely challenging vineyard on Catalina Island is a powerful success, also showing Meyer lemon sorbet and Asian pear aromas. It's tightly woven on the palate, with crushed white rock and key-lime spritz flavors, reminiscent of Chablis. collapse
VN 92
Vinous, September 2018
The 2016 Chardonnay Santa Catalina Island Vineyards is beautifully focused and pure, not to mention incredibly distinctive. Lemon peel, white flowers, mint and a touch of skin phenolics give the wine its personality and... expand The 2016 Chardonnay Santa Catalina Island Vineyards is beautifully focused and pure, not to mention incredibly distinctive. Lemon peel, white flowers, mint and a touch of skin phenolics give the wine its personality and overall feel. This is a highly intriguing wine from Rusack.- AG collapse
WS 92
Wine Spectator, June 2019
Big and pure-tasting, filled with concentrated apple pastry, glazed pear and ripe citrus flavors that are backed by plush acidity. The unctuous finish echoes with sage cream and exotic spice notes. Drink now through 2024... expand Big and pure-tasting, filled with concentrated apple pastry, glazed pear and ripe citrus flavors that are backed by plush acidity. The unctuous finish echoes with sage cream and exotic spice notes. Drink now through 2024. 136 cases made. — KM collapse
JD 91
jebdunnuck.com, October 2018
Starting with the 2016 Chardonnay, which spent 10 months in barrel, it reveals a light gold color as well as a classic nose of ripe orchard fruits, white flowers, honeysuckle, and assorted spices. Medium-bodied, vibrant... expand Starting with the 2016 Chardonnay, which spent 10 months in barrel, it reveals a light gold color as well as a classic nose of ripe orchard fruits, white flowers, honeysuckle, and assorted spices. Medium-bodied, vibrant and racy, almost tart on the palate, drink it any time over the coming 7-8 years. It's an outstanding Chardonnay. collapse
Category Description
Color & Type White
Varietal Chardonnay
Country USA
Region California
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork