Sonoma: Elin McCoy's best buys

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Sonoma may seem the country cousin next to glitzy Napa, but over the past few decades it has been quietly experimenting, developing and growing. Elin McCoy picks out her top Sonoma wines worth seeking out here...
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Kistier Les Noisetiers Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2011
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Kistler, Les Noisetiers Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 2011

Kistler, Les Noisetiers Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast 2011
17.5/20pts (91/100pts)
Kistler’s largest-production wine has a roasted hazelnut character that’s reflected in its name. Though this is a blend of several vineyards, it has the winery’s trademark purity of fruit and lush, creamy texture.
Price £68-£73 Fine & Rare, Hedonism, R&B Wines, Swig
Drink 2014-2017
Alc 14.1%