2009 Chardonnay, Hyde Vineyard, Carneros
17 months in French Oak (47% new)
14% by volume
This is a chardonnay that will reward those with the patience to cellar it for a couple years before optimal drinking
Our 2009 Hyde Vineyard Chardonnay is a wine that blends power with elegance. The signature minerality and intensity of the Hyde Vineyard are showcased along with aromas of ripe pear, fig, almond, toasted hazelnut, pineapple, tangerine and candied guava. The mouthfeel is creamy and elegant with very good acid.