Hoopes Family Vineyard

2019 Chardonnay

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Winemaker's Tasting Notes

“This wine has a pretty light straw hue. It offers lovely aromas right out of the glass. Floral, delicate with fruit driven pear, crisp apple lemon notes. There is a creamy inviting vanilla nougat with a refreshing brightness. It is lively in mouth, some might even say a bit racy. Excellent mid plate retention finishes with a mouthwatering, clean minerality, and hint of citrus rind.” – Winemakers Anne Vawter & Jennifer Rue
Appearance pale straw
Aromas green apple, fresh pear, lemon, vanilla, beeswax, wet stone, delicate white flower
Palate golden delicious apple, lemon rind, seashell, clean and refreshing acidity

100% Chardonnay

69% Yountville: clone 4
31% Atlas Peak: clones -16%
Weimer Selection – Heritage
9% Clone 76, and 6% Clone 80


Carneros, Napa Valley, CA

Clone: Wente, Robert Young & Dijon

569 cases
Aging Potential
2-3 years
About The Vineyard

“Our winemakers refer to the Hoopes Napa Valley Chardonnay as our Goldilocks Chardonnay: not too rich and not too lean, it’s just right! We blend this wine across distinct Chardonnay sites. This unique combination joins the best of our cooler hilltop and valley floor blocks into one beautiful glass. We gain citrus and apple characteristics from our early- pick, mid-valley vineyard and pretty layered stone fruit notes from the thinner soils at our hilltop site. Hoopes Napa Valley Chardonnay is sure to delight any wine lover’s palate. Cheers!”

– Second Generation Proprietor Lindsay Hoopes

Winemaker Notes

Barrels: 100% French, 30% New

Malolactic: 35%

Barrel Aging: 10 Months Sur Lie

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Anne Vawter & Jennifer Rue

About the Winemakers

Jennifer and Anne have an unusual partnership for Napa that speaks to their common pursuits of excellence beyond personality and hierarchy. Jennifer’s meticulous and focused winemaking complements Anne’s wide-ranging wine knowledge, instincts, ease, and flow.

Approaching her third decade in the wine industry, Jennifer’s deep knowledge of winegrowing and skillful execution of precise winemaking techniques is reflected in the incredible Hoopes wines you taste today

Outside of winemaking, Jennifer keeps herself busy with gardening, exploring an eclectic range of hobbies and fermentation of all sorts. Jennifer lives in Alta Heights, Napa with her family and animal menagerie.


About the Winery
Hoopes Family Vineyard
Hoopes Family Vineyard is a family owned winery dedicated to producing premium Cabernet Sauvignon. Located in the prestigious Oakville AVA within the Napa Valley, the team’s goal is to capture the truest expression of the Oakville terroir in which their grapes are grown.
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