The Red Hen Ranch is the property on which the Laird Family Estate winery stands, in the Oak Knoll district of the Napa Valley. The vineyard lies in the cooler region on the western side of the Napa Valley floor. The gravelly soil provides for excellent drainage.
Production: 950 cases
Vineyard: 100% Red Hen
Appellation: Oak Knoll, Napa Valley
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Winemaking Style: 14 months in French Oak, 50% new French
Pronounced aromas of golden delicious apple, honeydew melon, and Valencia orange, layered with toasted oak and just a dollop of honey. This complex chardonnay has a palate to match the nose. The crisp acidity is rounded out with a buttery texture and a lingering finish reminiscent of lemon custard.