Join our mailing list
Sign In or Create an Account | Your Account | Shipping Info | Help  1.800.518.0899
     Advanced Search
Home. Wine. Spirits. Kosher Store. Shopping Cart. Contact Us. FAQ.
Shop for Wine.
Best Wine Deals
Clearance Deals
Kosher Wines
Red Wines.
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Bordeaux Blends
More Red Wines...
White Wines.
Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Grigio/Pinot Gris
More White Wines...
Wine Type.
Dessert Wines
Fortified Wines
Wine Gift Ideas.
Birthday Wine Ideas
Free Shipping Cases
Fun Wine Labels
Spooky Spirits
The Spookiest Wines
Wedding Wine Gifts Ideas
Spirits (NY).
C. Donatiello Winery Chardonnay Peters Vineyard 750ml 2013
Sku: 2041944
3 day lead-time required to confirm availability Why?
Product Rating
Product Information
Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Sonoma County
Appellation: Russian River Valley
Grape Varietal: Chardonnay
Type: Still wine
Reg. $37.99
Buy C. Donatiello Winery Chardonnay Peters Vineyard

Leave a Comment
Wine maker notes
Starting in the early 1980s, the property was slowly planted to Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, representing one of the very first plantings of these two varietals in the hills south of Sebastopol. The southern facing slopes help to form the northern boundary of the Petaluma Gap, the main artery for the cooling marine winds blowing inland from the Pacific Ocean. Our Chardonnay, from an older block of Clone 4, benefits both from its sunny southern exposure and the influence of cool, marine air, creating wines of intense flavor and bright acidity.

After many years in New York on the sales marketing side of wine and spirits, and one too many frustrations about how great vineyards were being homogenized by big corporations, Chris headed west to make great wines with character. Having worked with many well-known luxury brands and some of the top restaurants in the world, Chris was eager to combine his business expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, and love of wine. Creating a winery in the Russian River Valley that focuses on the fruit and the land, C. Donatiello Winery shows the delicate balance between the character of the land and the skill of the winemaker. Chris enjoys the challenge of working with classic varietals to evoke a powerful sense of place. Using traditional methods and modern equipment, his goal with C. Donatiello Pinot Noir and Chardonnay is to deliver an experience that is vivid, individualistic, and memorable. In doing so, hes creating wine that exemplifies both the Russian River Valley, and the man behind the name. At C. Donatiello, Chris works to craft wines that are representative of their terroir and that are a joy to drink. They do this by spending long hours in the vineyards and treating the grapes with care and respect. Chris particularly loves making Russian River Valley wines because of both their esteemed history and bright fresh palate. He has tremendous aging potential of the wines from the region.

Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.