Revealing complex and delicate aromas of citrus,
pear and orange blossom with a hint of spice.
Our Hyde vineyard Chardonnay packs a delicate
mineral punch enveloped in hints of classic
lactic flavors that end in a smooth, brilliant
finish. The wine’s pedigree is further revealed
as it sits in the glass and warms in temperature.
Located in the Los Carneros AVA in Napa Valley,
Hyde Vineyard’s east facing slopes provide ideal
sun exposure when paired with the cool coastal
winds that blow from San Pablo Bay through
Carneros. Considered one of the superstar
vineyards of the Napa Valley, the grapes from
this location are perfect for crafting our single
A very nice growing season filled with dry
conditions and an extended sunny summer, 2013
delivered another excellent vintage. Optimal
maturity arrived effortlessly but with a little
higher acidity than normal. Nevertheless, the
wines show great depth and personality.
Bottled non filtered.
Whole cluster pressed. Fermented and aged in
French oak barrels, 20% new. Aged on the lees
for 24 months with minimal racking and minimal
stirring. Full malolactic fermentation to soften