Profoundly consistent from vintage to vintage, the 2006 bottling of our
Hyde Vineyard Carneros Chardonnay offers all the lemon cream, orange blossom and
crème brulée flavors that have come to define this wine, but with even more rich density and
minerality than the previous vintage. With restrained oak, refreshing acidity and an appealing
roasted hazelnut quality, the 2006 Hyde Vineyard Carneros Chardonnay continues the
tradition of great wines from this world-class vineyard.
Hyde Vineyard has justifiably become one of the superstar... View More
Wilfred Wong of Wine.com
Bright gold hue. A mixed nose of apple, sweet oak, clove
and banana peel. Soft, juicy mouth-feel with layers of
caramel, peach and apple butter flavors. An opulent,
fruit-driven finish with well-integrated toasted oak.
International Wine Cellar
Bright yellow. Very pure, Burgundian perfume of pineapple, lemon, peach skin, minerals and mint. A distinct step up from the foregoing wines in intensity and concentration. This offers terrific cut and perfume without any impression of weight. The pineapple and stone flavors lead to a very long, brisk, mouth-cleansing finish. Superb.
Patz and Hall Wine Company was founded in 1988 by Donald Patz, James Hall, Anne Moses and Heather Patz, and is dedicated to the production of hand-crafted wines. The four are long-time Napa Valley residents and wine industry professionals, with a wide variety of experiences. Patz and Hall produces Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wines from selected vineyard sources in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino and Monterey counties. The Patz and Hall method is to... View More