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Each 100-point wine is a testimony to that magic chemistry that occurs when an incredible site…experiences a vintage that plays to its strength… This is what wine, at its pinnacle, is all about.

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate – 100 Points – 2017 Lauren Estate Sonoma Coast Chardonnay.

-Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate - Perfect Finds: Our 100-Point Wines for 2020

The UV-SL Vineyard is one of three Pinots that Aubert makes, and his best from the 2017 vintage.

Wine Spectator’s #52 Wine of 2019 – 2017 UV-SL Vineyard Pinot Noir.

-Wine Spectator - Top 100, December 31, 2019

Mark Aubert is a master of California Chardonnay, and Larry Hyde owns one of the most coveted vineyard sites in the Carneros district of southern Napa County.

Wine Spectator’s #6 Wine of 2018 – 2016 Larry Hyde & Sons Chardonnay.

-Wine Spectator - Top 100, December 31, 2018

For the past 20 years, Aubert has strategized relentlessly to realize his ultimate goal: to make California Chardonnay that rivals white Burgundy. And he’s become a grand master.

– Kim Marcus, Wine Spectator - Cover Story, July 31, 2018

Areas such as Sonoma County are full of exceptional vineyards yielding strikingly complex and engaging wines from numerous appellations…Aubert has a handful of highly rated ’15s, led by the 95-point Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast UV Vineyard .

-James Laube, Wine Spectator - California Pinot Noir Issue, October 15, 2018