Von Holt

2011 Heintz Vineyard Chardonnay

Chardonnay •Heintz Vineyard

California: Sonoma County: Sonoma Coast

Offer Expired:Jun 07, 2014 at 11:59 pm
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Mission Briefing


For your protection

Today’s 2011 Heintz Vineyards Chardonnay marks the TWS debut for Von Holt Wines. Today’s winery is a passion project of owner Chris Von Holt, who spent a career protecting U.S. dignitaries in the Secret Service.

Today’s wine is sourced from, in our opinion, the top vineyard along the Sonoma Coast. A growing list of 90+ Point wines are sourced from Heintz Vineyard, including Radio Coteau, Williams-Selyem, Flowers, and today’s Chardonnay from Von Holt Wines, which earned 91 Points from Wine Enthusiast.

Bold notes of Meyer lemon and creamy vanilla bean, paired with an enticing pop of acidity, make today’s wine a perfect companion to the warm summer days ahead. Be sure to stock up!

Tasting Profile


Sunshine yellow with viscous glints along the edges of the glass. If the bottle is a touch too cold, you might see slight sediment in the glass - this isn’t a bad thing! This is a sign of unfined and unfiltered high-end Chardonnay, with wines like Kistler’s Chardonnay experiencing the same thing.


A really aromatic nose, with fresh flavors leaping from the glass. Meyer lemon, white peach, and green apple are framed by lime zest, orange oil, vanilla bean, a touch of oak, and white flower petal.


Bold but not overstated flavors of Meyer lemon, sweet vanilla bean, and creamy exotic fruits create a well balanced and jam-packed flavor profile. These are joined by hints of buttery brioche, pleasant toasted oak, and a subtle echo of caramel.


With a pleasant tartness and bite of acidity, today’s wine is a perfect companion to an afternoon in the sun.


A prosciutto, basil, and truffle oil flatbread.

What the Winery Says

John Fones
91 Points - Wine Enthusiast
Sonoma Coast, Sonoma County, California
Fruit Variety
100% Chardonnay
Case Production
165 Cases Produced

About the Winery

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