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Kistler Vineyards: Latest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir releases tasted

Elin McCoy tastes the famous Russian River Valley winery's 11 Chardonnays and two Pinot Noirs from the 2017 vintage, and speaks to winemaker Jason Kesner about how the style has changed.

Legendary California winemaker Steve Kistler co-founded his eponymous winery in Sonoma in 1978 and quickly gathered a cult following for his rich, intense, voluptuous and oaky Chardonnays made using Burgundian techniques.

Tasting notes for Kistler Vineyards 2017 wines


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