Rutz 2005 Bacigalupi Vineyard Chardonnay (Russian River Valley)

Oak stars in this wine, to its detriment. Underneath all that wood is a crisply elegant Chardonnay with ripe pear, peach and papaya flavors. But the oak plasters it with a ton of caramel and butterscotch that tastes excessive.

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