Hudson Vineyard Carneros, Napa

Carneros grower and owner of the famed Hudson Vineyard, Lee Hudson allows only a handful of producers to label their wines with his special vineyard designation. Our Chardonnay grapes come from the “R” block (“R” for “rattler” – watch out!)

Varietals: Chardonnay, Grenache

Planted: 1993 (Chardonnay), 1997 (Grenache)

Owner/Farmer: Lee Hudson

Soil: Haire clay loam – derived from alluvium created from sedimentary rocks in alluvial fans and terraces

Site/Climate: Temperate maritime climate; morning fog that blows off with breezes from the San Pablo Bay