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Hudson Chardonnay Estate 2016

Rating

CWA97

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $69.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 97 Points
“This is simply hypnotic in its grandeur! Winemaker extraordinaire John Kongsgaard’s touch is immediately evident with its sheer richness, intensity and concentration of sumptuous, refreshing flavors: Citrus oil, nectarine, golden pineapple, cinnamon spice and toasted hazelnut all delight the palate with superb balance and gorgeous creamy vanilla accents that wrap the lengthy finish with the impression of happiness a fresh peach cobbler could bring.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
What do Aubert, Kistler, Marcassin, Kongsgaard, Arietta & TOR share? The Hudson Vineyard! All of these prized cult wine producers have crafted Chardonnay consistently rated 97-100 points from this legendary heritage vineyard in Napa Carneros. Lee Hudson is famous for his Chardonnay grapes and his own Estate wines get the first pick of the extraordinary fruit grown here. 

Situated deep in the heart of the rolling hills of Napa Valley’s Carneros District, Hudson Ranch and Vineyards is an agrarian dream. Producing world-class wine grapes for exceptional wines and Tuscan olives for verdant oil, raising heritage breed pigs, lamb and chickens, and growing a diverse array of seasonal fruits and vegetables for their CSA Program, their farm encapsulates the true sense of wonder, possibility, and enthusiasm with which they start each day. Hudson Vineyards produces grapes of distinction from uniquely situated sites on two hundred acres of vineyards. Thirty years of meticulous winegrowing and winemaking experience goes into each bottle of Hudson Wine. Additionally, Hudson Vineyards’ premium grapes are sold to 27 wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties, some of which produce wines from specific vineyard sites identified as distinct and bear the ‘Hudson Vineyards’ designation on their labels.
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High Residual Sugar

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Kevin Bacons

*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 97 Points
“This is simply hypnotic in its grandeur! Winemaker extraordinaire John Kongsgaard’s touch is immediately evident with its sheer richness, intensity and concentration of sumptuous, refreshing flavors: Citrus oil, nectarine, golden pineapple, cinnamon spice and toasted hazelnut all delight the palate with superb balance and gorgeous creamy vanilla accents that wrap the lengthy finish with the impression of happiness a fresh peach cobbler could bring.” - California Wine Advisors

BACKGROUND
What do Aubert, Kistler, Marcassin, Kongsgaard, Arietta & TOR share? The Hudson Vineyard! All of these prized cult wine producers have crafted Chardonnay consistently rated 97-100 points from this legendary heritage vineyard in Napa Carneros. Lee Hudson is famous for his Chardonnay grapes and his own Estate wines get the first pick of the extraordinary fruit grown here. 

Situated deep in the heart of the rolling hills of Napa Valley’s Carneros District, Hudson Ranch and Vineyards is an agrarian dream. Producing world-class wine grapes for exceptional wines and Tuscan olives for verdant oil, raising heritage breed pigs, lamb and chickens, and growing a diverse array of seasonal fruits and vegetables for their CSA Program, their farm encapsulates the true sense of wonder, possibility, and enthusiasm with which they start each day. Hudson Vineyards produces grapes of distinction from uniquely situated sites on two hundred acres of vineyards. Thirty years of meticulous winegrowing and winemaking experience goes into each bottle of Hudson Wine. Additionally, Hudson Vineyards’ premium grapes are sold to 27 wineries in Napa and Sonoma counties, some of which produce wines from specific vineyard sites identified as distinct and bear the ‘Hudson Vineyards’ designation on their labels.

Winery Hudson Vineyards

Vineyard Designate

AVA Carneros

Region Napa Valley