The 2018 vintage was a joy to behold. Early budbreak was slowed by threats of spring frost. A cold, gray spring gave way to a mild, pleasant summer. Every forecasted heatwave ﬁzzled, while the harvest monsoon became a light dusting of rain over eastern region of Los Carneros. For the grapes, this meant ample hang time with no need to rush during harvest. The wines have terriﬁc concentration and have retained all their crispness and vitality.
Our 2018 Chardonnay, Hedon is a barrel selection from 4 distinct parcels from our estate vineyard. Spending 16 months in the cellar, nestled in French oak barrels and aged on its lees, it brims with ripe apricot, peach, lemon curd and candied almonds. Our 2018 Chardonnay, Hedon is a rich, full-bodied wine with a long, sumptuous ﬁnish.