2019 Nid Tisse 'Hyde Vineyard' Chardonnay

$79.95
(Net Item - no discounts apply)

Of a bright color with pale yellow, very fresh nose with a hint of honeysuckle and key lime. The mouthfeel is ample revealing fresh notes of almond with a nice tension on the finish. The delicate oak nuances allow the wine to linger in the mouth.

Varietal:
Chardonnay
Winemaker:
Marie-Laure Ammons
Vintage:
2019
Aging:
15 months
Oak Treatment:
Burgundian French Oak 23% New
Appellation:
Sonoma
Vineyard:
Hyde Vineyard
Total Varietal Composition %:
100% Chardonnay
Alcohol %:
13.9%
SKU #:
1049825
Size:
750 ml Bottle
JD97

Jeb Dunnuck

The 2019 Chardonnay Hyde Vineyard comes from a well-known site in Carneros, in the southern part of Napa Valley. This is pure class all the way and has a vivid perfume of citrus blossom, honeyed minerality, green almond, and a touch of charcoal. It shows more richness on the palate and is medium-bodied, has a beautifully layered mouthfeel, integrated acidity, and one heck of a great finish. I don't think there's much of this to go around, but it's up there with the crème de la crème of California Chardonnay. It needs lots of air to show at its best today and will benefit from 2-3 years of bottle age and shine over the following decade.