Hess Collection Napa Valley Chardonnay 2006

Chardonnay from Napa Valley, California

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Item No. 95908
Style: Rich & Creamy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

The Hess Collection Chardonnay comes from our estate vineyard near the San Francisco Bay. Its micro-climate creates a perfect environment to grow Chardonnay with its cool mornings and gentle afternoon breezes. Signature proprietary flavors and crisp acidity originate from the vineyard plantings of a unique blend of seven rootstocks and nine hand selected clones of chardonnay. Rich and lush, a palate of pear and vanilla flavors is balanced with nice acidity that evolves through the finish.

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Learn About Hess Map ItMap It

The Hess Collection was founded by Swiss entrepreneur Donald Hess, who first purchased vineyards on Mount Veeder in 1978 and began making wine under The Hess Collection label in 1983. In 1986, he began renovation of the historic winery, originally constructed in 1903 by Colonel Theodore Gier. The winery opened to the public in 1989. The Hess Collection has vineyards on Mount...

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Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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