2009 Hestan Vineyards San Francisco Bay Chardonnay
Bright fruit flavors with a round, rich mouthfeel, well-integrated oak nuances and excellent depth and a long, elegant finish.
Our first wine produced by esteemed Napa Valley winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown, this Hestan Chardonnay boasts an impeccable balance of flavor and structure. Bright fruit flavors with a round, full mouthfeel, the wine offers depth and a long, elegant finish. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
San Francisco Bay
September 25, 2009
15 months in new French Oak
100% malolactic fermentation
Bright fruit flavors, round full mouthfeel, wonderful depth, clean long and lingering finish.
Planted in 1997, this vineyard is located 300 yards from the San Francisco Bay, at the very southern end of Highway 29, which runs north and south through Napa Valley
675 cases produced.
Aged for 15 months in 100% new French Oak barrels.
Food Pairing Notes
Delicious as an aperitif, or with pasta, salads, veal and chicken dishes.
Winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown's first wine for Hestan Vineyards.