2002 Silhouette

Varietals

100% Chardonnay

Appellation

Napa Valley

Alcohol

14.5% by volume

Flavor Profile

Silhouette is always an age-worthy white wine, and will gain complexity over the next 5-10 years.

  • Vineyard Notes

    100% from the Napa side of Carneros: 70% Merryvale Stanly Ranch Estate, 30% Hyde Vineyard

  • From The Quarterly Review of Wines: "At the 22nd Annual Blind Best...

    “… of Best Chardonnay tasting, the 2002 Merryvale Chardonnay “Silhouette” Napa Valley was one of only 4 wines to receive the coveted 5-Stars/Outstanding at the Best of Best. Very French (indeed, reminiscent of top-class Meursault), with lush, nutty, pear, toffee and mineral flavors.  – Tasting Panel [5  STARS ]