Waves of flavor. A powerfully layered and complex wine – intense – but vibrant with life and excellent acidity. You may know the Haynes Vineyard from our Syrah, but it is also home to the oldest Chardonnay vines in Napa Valley.
A gentle press brings purity and elegance to the power and charm of Heron Lake. Acidity, surprising depth and a refined quartz minerality. Nervy, but in a flirtatious way. Chamomile, salt & honey, peach skin, pollen, a dollop of cream
Our first blended chardonnay centers on a 40 year old, own-rooted vineyard in the Sierra Foothills that came very close to burning to the ground during the 2015 California Wild Fires.
Upon first sip the 2013 displays the more structural elements of Heron Lake – acidity, marine influence and minerality. Yet, with just a few moments in the glass the wine begins to show its softer side, its “ethereal sweetness,” texture
Chardonnay fermented on the skins for tannin and structure. - Sold Out -
A wine of acidity, texture, and distinct quartz minerality. - Sold Out -
Sommelier Says: January 31, 2014 Who: John Lockwood. What he does: Winemaker at Enfield Wine Co. Where he learned his craft: Like many of the best winemakers, John has no formal wine education, but rather he learned from the bottom