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2019 Chardonnay, Hillview Vineyard, Napa Valley

Groth
Napa Green Certified

This single-vineyard Chardonnay is sourced exclusively from the Groth family’s Hillview Estate south of Yountville. This limited-production wine highlights the beautiful fruit — with sweet peach, citrus and exotic tropical notes, along with an underlying minerality — that so often exemplifies white wines from the Oak Knoll District.

Groth Wine Society Pre-Release starts May 17, 2021
2019 Chardonnay, Hillview Vineyard, Napa Valley
Groth
Napa Green Certified

Tasting Notes

Tasting Notes

The broad spectrum of aromas of this classic Chardonnay include green apple, pear, white peach, honeydew melon, citrus and tropical fruit, and baked apple pie. A floral note of honeysuckle permeates as well. The oak expression frames and highlights the aroma profile, giving it a bit of lift and a hint of meringue, but it remains an understatement. The palate entry is supple and sweet but vibrant and clean, moving quickly from juicy green apple, pear and ripe white peach into complex citrus flavors and a touch of tropical fruit. Good weight and density are countered with crisp linear acidity, which is in turn balanced by a subtle oak sweetness. The long duration of this wine rounds off with fresh lime and juicy peach.

Accolades

Seven consecutive years of 90+ ratings

91 pts
James Suckling

Wine Specs

Varietal Composition
100% Chardonnay
Fermentation
100% barrel fermented; no malolactic fermentation
Aging
Aged sur lie in French oak barrels for eight months, 17% new French oak
Appellation
Hillview Vineyard, Napa Valley
Vintage
2019
Alcohol
14.8%

Vineyard

In 1982, Dennis and Judy Groth purchased the 44-acre Hillview Estate in the Oak Knoll District, just south of Yountville. This single-vineyard wine is made exclusively from Chardonnay grown on a 26-acre block there originally planted in 1996 and 1998. This cooler site produces Chardonnay with beautiful fruit notes and bright acidity that is a perfect complement to food. The vineyard is sustainably farmed and became Napa Green/Fish Friendly Farming certified in 2014.

Pairing

Enjoy this Chardonnay with grilled fish, raw oysters, sushi, roasted chicken and other white meat preparations, or just a summer evening among friends.

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Shipping Information

Where can you ship to?

All states except AL, AR, IN, KY, LA, MS, OK, RI, UT and WY.

When will I receive my wine?

Ground shipping orders will arrive in 7-10 business days. Orders with Overnight, 2-Day and 3-Day shipping will ship the same business day if placed by 9 a.m. Pacific. We do not ship over the weekend.

When will I receive my tracking information?

Your tracking information will be emailed to you once your package is scanned and the wine is in transit.

GROTH WINE SOCIETY MEMBER SHIPPING RATES:

  • UPS Ground: $15 per order (included for Guild Premier and Founders members)
  • 2-Day Air via UPS or FedEx: $35 per order
  • UPS Summer Solution Overnight: $50 per case (minimum order of one case; available mid-May to mid-October)

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