Situated on the famed Silverado Trail in Napa Valley's renowned Stags Leap District, Chimney Rock is recognized as one of the world's premier fine wine producers. Chimney Rock was established in 1980 with the goal of creating wines that would compete against the best Bordeaux. The estate's location in the Stags Leap District, Napa Valley's smallest and most acclaimed sub-appellation, allows winemaker, Elizabeth Vianna to capture this unique terroir and create wines that rival the most important wines of the world. Chimney Rock is a Terlato Family winery and embodies the family's dedication to producing wines of exceptional quality.
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Rich garnet red. The fruit aromas range from bright cherry to notes of blueberry and black currant. There are intricate hints of vanilla, violets and clove. This wine is pure elegance on the palate. The silkiest of tannins coated by a lush mid-palate end with a ever-soft but lingering finish. more
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This wine has a deep purple hue and a brightness in its fruit character, which is seductive. Lush aromas of cherry cola, cassis and a slight hint permeate the aromatics. This wine is elegant and round as one should expect from Stags Leap District fruit. It also has a brightness in acidity, which... more
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The color is a light straw, and the aromas are of pear, citrus, with a slight floral scent.
It is full bodied with crisp acidity, and has a lengthy bright finish.
Tomahawk Vineyard is the pinnacle of the Chimney Rock estate. Comprised of a small group of vines which were planted in 2002, Tomahawk consistently produces intense, massively complex fruit. The ensuing wines are truly world-class, compelling, powerful and elegant with a remarkably lengthy finish. more
Deep burgundy color with dense purple hue. Aromas of black currants, blueberry with hints of black tea and floral notes. There is elegance from the front palate right until the finish, this blend is the proverbial iron fist with a velvet glove. Fine tannins and lush mid-palate make this a... more
Deep straw color. Aromas of peach, citrus, vanilla and that beautiful floral note which comes from the Sauvignon Gris are punctuated with light caramel and a slight nutty aroma. As always this wine has a richness in the palate which is unmistakably Elevage Blanc. The mouthfeel is striking with a... more
Deep red with dense purple hue. Aromas of intense red fruit with some hints of licorice, floral and cocoa. This is a full-bodied, dense rich wine with a soft, long finish. The tannins are elegant and beautifully textured as expected from Stags Leap District. more
As always, we consider the Elevage, our proprietary blend, a pure reflection of the vintage. This wine has depth, weigh and extraordinary potential for ageing.
Dark red with a purple hue. Luscious blackberry, cocoa, cassis and hints of vanilla with a bit of clove and coffee. Velvet, rich and... more
In 1990, we created the first vintage of our proprietarily named red wine blend: Chimney Rock Elevage. This French word literally means rearingor breeding. When applied to wine, it describes the transition that takes place between fermentation and bottling, suggesting that the winemaker's role is... more
Our Estate is divided into over two dozen individual vineyard blocks. Soil types, clones, rootstocks and microclimates vary from block to block showcasing the diversity of Stags Leap District fruit we have to work with every year. In some harvests we select a specific vineyard's grapes for... more
On the nose are aromas of apricot, ripe peach and that intriguing hint of floral interwoven with light caramel and vanilla.
The front palate is generous with fruit. The texture of this wine is unctuous. Rich mid-palate with a beautifully long finish.
The 2007 vintage brought us extraordinary fruit in the Stags Leap District. A dry spring and a warm year in comparison to the previous two vintages greatly reduced the berry size on our property. The result was a harvest which produced wines of great concentration and depth, power and elegance. The... more