Red Hen Chardonnay - Napa Valley
The Red Hen vineyard is located in the Oak Knoll District of Napa Valley, which consistently produces incredibly lush and concentrated Chardonnay grapes. The vineyard is planted on the Wente clone, which is well known producing for small berries, small clusters, and small yields, with a reputation for fruit forward focused wines of intensity and vigor.
Alison Green Doran
Oak Knoll District
Elevation - 200-300 Feet
Soil Type - Gravelly Clay Loam
Clone - Wente
Rootstock - 101-14
100% Chardonnay, Single Vineyard
10 Months, French Oak, 50% New
100% Malolactic Fermentation
Brilliant and straw-like in appearance. Lush, ripe fruit. Pineapple and peaches on the nose. Lively and rich with excellent balance of ripe peach and pineapple fruit. Charming acidity with a long elegant finish.
Cases Produced: 600-800 per year
92 Points, Wine Spectator
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