2009 Chardonnay, Hyde Vineyard, Napa-Carneros

Publications

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

Author

Josh Raynolds

Date

May/June 2012

Award

93

Review

Bright gold. Intensely perfumed aromas of orange pith, pear and anise, with slow-building spiciness and a touch of salty minerality. Vibrant, finely etched citrus and orchard fruit flavors expand and deepen with air, picking up a sexy florality. The brisk finish features a strong jolt of melon and a touch of iodine.

Wine

2009 Chardonnay, Hyde Vineyard, Napa-Carneros