Hyde Vineyard Carneros, Napa Valley

Hyde Vineyard is a well-respected family venture established by Larry Hyde in 1979. Hyde became a vineyard designate Miner Chardonnay starting with the 2009 vintage. Cooled by San Pablo Bay breezes and fog, the vineyard is situated on gently rolling hills in Napa’s Carneros region. Our block is planted in Long Vineyards Selection (selected from Martini clones), a musque-like clone which brings a delicate floral aroma to this Chardonnay.

Varietals: Chardonnay

Planted: 1993

Owner/Farmer: Larry Hyde and Sons

Soil: Red clay loam with some rocks, over an ancient creekbed which provides drainage

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