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Von Holt Wines 2013 Chardonnay

Von Holt Wines

2013 Chardonnay
Bottle Size: 750ml, 12/cs
Region: Sonoma Coast, CA


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With each case (12 bottle) purchase of Von Holt 2013 "Heintz Family Vineyard" Chardonnay, receive:

  1. A personal, VIP tour and wine tasting with owners Pam and Chris Von Holt at Dogpatch Wineworks. A tasting at this trendy urban tasting room in San Francisco will give you a behind-the-scenes look at how winemakers and producers make and store wine before it arrives on your doorstep.
  2. All bottles signed by the Von Holts. 
  3. An authentic United States Secret Service cap. Having served in the secret service, Chris Von Holt shares his privileged access to this unique memorabilia.

Next Vintage Announcement:

Those fortunate to have purchased the 2012 know well the sophisticated balance, golden hue and brilliant depth of this wine. We’re not certain how the Von Holt's managed to surpass 2012’s excellence in the 2013, but wait until you taste this wine! Don’t miss out on an extraordinary Chardonnay.

Tasting Notes:
The Von Holt team was thrilled to finish the 2013 vintage with what they call a "perfect growing season", and the results are in the wine.   Such a pretty wine, golden and bright, the nose opens with citrus and minerality. The complex and layered palate unfolds with flavors of meyer lemon, ripe pear and white flowers followed by soft notes of bake shop spice. The acidity mingles and balances the hints of crème brûlée and leads to a lingering, refreshing finish.
Tasting notes by Cellar Angels' Chief Operating Angel, Denise Cody
  • Grapes
    100% Chardonnay
  • Region
    Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, CA
  • Production
    200 cases
  • Alcohol
  • Ageability
    Drink from 2015 to 2021
About the Winemaker:
About the Vineyard:
Additional Winemaker Notes:
  • Vineyard source - Heintz Family Vineyard 
  • Aging - Aged in neutral French oak for 10 months
92 points Editors' Choice - Wine Enthusiast
Learn more about how Chris Von Holt's 20 year career as a US Secret Service Agent inspired a family winery, on our blog site, The Daily Flight
Food Pairing Suggestions:
The 2013 Von Holt Chardonnay is as elegant as a lavish meal. Chicken or fish appetizers with herbs and sauces will pair nicely. Serve with roast chicken cooked to perfection with intense seasoning to bring out concentrated flavors. Roasted, baked or grilled well-seasoned fish is another worthy option. This chardonnay can handle the intensity of harder cheeses like aged Gouda and Parmesan. Enjoy with creamy desserts like flan or creme brulee.
About the Winery
Von Holt Wines The Von Holts are quite the worldly couple. Pam was exposed to wine from a young age through a French neighbor who allowed the children to taste small amounts of wine. As an adult living in San Francisco, Pam spent a lot of time in wine country cultivating her palate. As a successful business woman, she has consulted on fine wine and food pairings for numerous client dinners. Learn more