Chardonnay

Hedonistic style made to age for at least a decade and longer.
  • CIX

    The CIX Vineyard Chardonnay embodies everything we seek in a Chardonnay – distinctive aromatics, coupled with Goldridge soil that lends a varied richness and breadth. The aromatics reflect the soil influenced minerals with White Burgundian nuances. Mark Aubert’s Tasting Notes …

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  • Eastside

    Our passion for Eastside begins with its rocky slopes and cobbled soil, and is rewarded with the small, concentrated clusters that these vines struggle to produce each year.  The distinctive site-specific undertones and complex fruit-driven overtones of this wine exemplify …

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  • Hudson

    The Hudson Vineyard runs along a northern stretch of Carneros soils that are thin and rocky. As a result, these 20-year-old vines struggle to produce even the most modest of crops.  After a long, 10 year wait to join the …

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  • Larry Hyde & Sons

    The vineyard has a simple moniker, “a warm spot in a cool place.”  This unique climate allows us to achieve optimally ripe grapes with a vin-de-garde personality.  The wine exhibits organic notes derived from the soil, while the palate reveals …

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  • Lauren

    Our first production of Lauren Estate wine was in 2003, and revealed our definition of perfection. Comprised of four distinct Chardonnay clones, this wine is a hypothetical blend of Sonoma Coast with White Burgundy.  Fabulously concentrated and layered with density …

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  • Ritchie

    The Ritchie vines are nearly a half century old, and as a result the wine is consistently powerful and decadent in style.  The rare volcanic soils help retain a level of natural acidity which complements its subtle richness. Mark Aubert’s …

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  • Sugar Shack

    We set out to move a mountain; to narrow the stylistic differences between Napa and Sonoma Chardonnays.  The clone specifically selected for our Rutherford site, Sugar Shack, is expressive of its terroir and can maintain high acidity levels.  These qualities …

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  • UV-SL

    We refer to this wine as the “chameleon,” as it evolves and morphs in each glass.  The combination of climate, soil, and rare clones planted at UV-SL produce kaleidoscopic, site-driven nuances. Mark Aubert’s Tasting Notes The 2015 UV-SL Vineyard Chardonnay …

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