Auction 20 | Lot No. 222
Stony Hill Vineyard
Spring Mountain District
5 cases produced
- Our 2015 PNV Chardonnay is dry-farmed on
northeast-facing slopes high on Spring Mountain
- Reflects our tradition of letting the fruit from the
vines and the minerality from the soils characterize
- 100% estate grown Chardonnay
- A restrained wine with a crisp acidity, balancing
the luscious Chardonnay fruit flavors
This rare expression of Napa Valley winemaking is one of only 60 bottles that will ever be made. Think of it as a bit of Napa Valley history in your cellar and celebrated in a glass with friends and family.
Your Premiere Napa Valley Chardonnay beautifully reflects Stony Hill’s tradition of letting the fruit from the vines and the minerality from the soils characterize their wines. This 100% estate grown Chardonnay was dry-farmed on the northeast-facing slopes high on Spring Mountain. The quality of Stony Hill’s 2015 Chardonnay fruit was spectacular, resulting in a restrained wine with a crisp acidity, balancing the luscious Chardonnay fruit flavors, redolent of apple, pear and citrus, with a stony minerality. It has a bright acidity for structure and ageability, and a nice grip on the finish.
- Single vineyard wine
- Wine was dry farmed
- Sustainably produced
- Wine is 100% estate grown and bottled
Winemaker, Stony Hill Vineyard
I started making wine with my grandfather in Sonoma at the age of 6.
My commercial winemaking experience began at Sterling Vineyards working for Rick Forman in 1969. In 1971 I moved to Stony Hill Vineyard to become vineyard manager, and in 1973 I also assumed the role of assistant winemaker to Fred McCrea. When Fred died in 1977, I became the winemaker and vineyard manager, a position that I still hold today.
Country born: United States
Education: Sonoma State College
Fresno State Viticultural School
Years in the wine industry: 30+ years
Make food-friendly wines that highlight the terrior of our mountain vineyards.
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Premiere Napa Valley Wine Collection