2016 Mayacamas Chardonnay Mount Veeder, Napa Valley


92 points Wine Enthusiast
From the mighty dry-farmed site within the secluded appellation, this incredible wine is expressive in tones of flint, fig, pear and lemon peel, with lasting acidity that brightens and freshens the palate. Medium bodied, it’s soft in feel yet structured, balanced and complex. Editors’ Choice.

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From the producer

The 2016 growing season was ideal from start to finish. A tranquil spring and moderate
summer temperatures allowed for even ripening and precise harvest timing. In typical
fashion, the Chardonnay harvest lasted about two weeks-staring August 26th and ending
September 8th.
Fruit for the 2016 Mayacamas Chardonnay was sourced from vineyard sites in the mount
Veeder Appellation. Grapes were harvested from 40-year old dry-farmed vines located
between 1800 and 2000 feet in elevation. Mount Veeder is a one-of-a-kind appellation with
a cooler mountain climate and some of the lowest yields in Napa Valley. Soils range from
poor volcanic deposits to ancient seabeds; the grapes produced here retain high acidity and
a clean, mineral character.