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Haynes Vineyard Chardonnay

Cadman 2014 Chardonnay
Cadman 2015 Napa Valley Chardonnay, Haynes Vineyard

I started Tulocay Winery with the 1975 vintage, and I've been buying grapes from the Haynes Vineyard, located in the cool-climate Coombsville AVA, every vintage since then. Planted in the late 1960s, Haynes Vineyard is home to some of the oldest chardonnay vines in Napa County.

Every harvest we aim to honor this site by making a Chardonnay that never touches those yucky, hard-to-clean wooden casks. Our oak-free version is a bright and lively companion at the table.

This label is from one of our Family Album Series. The snapshot shows my mom — also a bright and lively companion — on a foggy day at Mills College in Oakland, California, proudly posing with her parasol and Schwinn Excelsior.

Bill Cadman
Owner, Tulocay Winery

Tulocay 2014 ChardonnayTulocay offers two Chardonnays from the Haynes Vineyard just down the road from us: the Cadman label, which is typically bottled without oak aging, and the Tulocay label, which serves a modest amount of time in in new and older barrels.

The 2015 vintage marks the 41st consecutive year that Bill has bought grapes grown by Fernando Delgado, viticulturist for the Haynes Vineyard down the road from us in the Coombsville District. They met in 1975, the year Bill started Tulocay Winery. At the time, Fernando lived in the vineyard that he was taking care of, owned by Duncan and Pat Haynes. After all those years, he's still there, and, yes, Bill is still ensconced at "Chateau Tulocay".

The 2015 Chardonnays exhibit the classic cool-climate Haynes Vineyard style: golden-yellow color with clean fruit and flavors that are full but not cloying. They are both excellent as aperitifs yet even better with seafood, poultry and subtle vegetarian dishes.

— Skippy, Chief Cellar Rat

Tulocay 2015 Haynes Vineyard Chardonnay

This old-vine Chardonnay was whole-cluster pressed and spent 8 months in 25% new oak, the remainder in neutral barrels. Unfolding on the nose with tropical fruits (maybe it's the scenery?), a touch of minerality, and a lingering, balanced finish. — Brie

Cadman 2015 Haynes Vineyard Chardonnay

Our stainless steel rendering of Haynes Vineyard Chardonnay. The 2015 has stone fruit, lemon oil, and pineapple on the nose, opening to fennel and pine. Mouth-filling and soft, this rich wine belies its stainless-only upbringing. — Brie

"The American elite is almost beyond redemption.... Moral relativism has set in so deeply that the gilded classes have become incapable of discerning right from wrong. Everything can be explained away, especially by journalists. Life is one great moral mush — sophistry washed down with Chardonnay." — Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, British journalist and writer

Mother Superior called all the nuns together and said to them, "I must tell you all something. We have a case of gonorrhea in the convent."

"Thank God," said an elderly nun at the back. "I'm so tired of Chardonnay." — Anonymous

World Peace Starts With … Chardonnay


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