Wine writer + expert Elaine Chukan Brown speaks with Stephane Vivier of Stony Hill and Michael McNeill of Hanzell Vineyards. They discuss the two winemakers’ experience working with historic wineries, and the experience of leading these establishments into the next chapter. They also explore each winemakers’ approach to producing Chardonnay – challenging preconceptions about California Chardonnay and explain what goes into crafting the world-class examples that these wineries are heralded for.
2017 Stony Hill Chardonnay, Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley
2011 Stony Hill Chardonnay, Spring Mountain District, Napa Valley
2017 Hanzell Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley
2013 Hanzell Chardonnay, Sonoma Valley
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