LIB: 2014 Chardonnay, Linda Vista Vineyard

2014 Chardonnay, Linda Vista Vineyard

It was bound to happen. The vines are farmed by Steve Matthiasson and we were lucky enough to get a little in 2014

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750 mL $42

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It was bound to happen. After making wine in Berkeley for 11 years how could we not finally head to the nearby Napa Valley for fruit. The vines are farmed by Steve Matthiasson and we were lucky enough to get a little in 2014 and a bit more in 2015.

Wine Enthusiast Magazine awarded our 2014 Linda Vista Chardonnay 93 points, deemed it an Editors Choice and included it in their annual list of the Year's Best Wines!

  • Appellation: Napa Valley
  • Vineyard: Linda Vista
  • Varietal: Chardonnay
  • Clone: Davis clone 4
  • Age: 26 years
  • Elevation: 98 feet
  • Soil: Predominantly Cole silt loam
  • Yield: 4 tons/acre
  • Harvested: August 22, 2014
  • Pressed: August 22, 2014
  • Blend: 100% Linda Vista Chardonnay
  • Fermentation: 100% once used French Oak barrels
  • Barrel aging: 8.5 months in once used FO barrels
  • Bottled: Unfiltered on May 5, 2015
  • Production: 69 cases
  • Release date: Fall 2015

Notes of lemon brioche, green apples and honey with just a kiss of herbal notes on the nose. We aged in once used French Oak barrels which lends the wine a more lavish style with depth and texture balanced by bright acidity.

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