Burgundy Style Wines

Wines from the Burgundy region have been famous since the First Century. Chardonnay is the white wine of Burgundy while Pinot Noir is the red wine of Burgundy.


Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the world’s fifth most planted grape and its second most planted white grape variety with a lengthy, well-documented history dating back to the late 1600s.

An ancient grape, the noble Chardonnay was born in southern Burgundy's Mâconnais region, parented by Pinot Noir and the almost extinct Gouais Blanc.

In Northern California we have developed beautiful Burgundy style Chardonnay from our Dry Creek Valley vineyards.

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Amourette refers to the "little love affair" that Bill has with the Amourette vineyard at our home ranch. Developed to produce a Puligny-Montrachet style of Chardonnay it is the subject of an entire chapter in the book Way Beyond Wine . . . more

Chantilly is our second Chardonnay from Dry Creek Valley from the Dijon Musqué clone delivering wonderfully complex, intense aromas in the glass . . . more


Pinot Noir

In Northern California we have developed exceptional Pinot Noir from our vineyards in Russian River Valley.

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Rapture for the joyous ecstasy we found in remote, cool-climate vineyards where Pinot Noir develops the refined, Syrah-like qualities of the more northern Burgundian styles of Pinot from Cote de Nuits . . . more

Passion, a powerful emotion. Completely dedicated to its terroir our Russian River vineyard develops Pinot Noir presenting the seductive layers of rich, silky and well balanced flavor with a complexity only ever found in a few great wines . . . more

Adore, regard with utmost esteem this deliciously dry, pale pink Rosé of Pinot Noir with a subtle aroma, light body and savory finish . . . more