97-98 points James Suckling: "This is very deep and foursquare with fabulous depth and power. Muscular. Cream, yogurt and layers of fruit. Extremely rich and flavorful. Love the finish. Oily at the end. (11/22/18)"
93-96 points Antonio Galloni (Vinous): "The 2017 Chardonnay CIX Vineyard is unctuous and flamboyant, with a real sense of oiliness and viscosity that is its calling card. Lemon confit, apricot, baked apple, chamomile and lightly tropical notes all fill out the layers effortlessly. I would be in no rush to drink the 2017 soon, despite its considerable immediacy. There is so much to like here. (Dec 2018)"
94 points Wine Spectator: "Suave and rich-tasting, with concentrated flavors of dried pear, baked apple and melon that offer a lilting creaminess. Plush and well-spiced on the unctuous finish. Drink now through 2024. 889 cases made. (5/1/19)"