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The nose is intense but delicate, with complex perfumy aromas of violet and rose peddle, small berry fruits, earthy undertones, and a with a touch of spice. On the palate, the wine shows bright acidity and mineral components throughout, intermixed with delicate floral and fresh blue fruit notes. The tannins are layered, soft, and precise. The finish builds energy and focus and its length promises a cellar-worthy wine.
HdV is a venture between the Hyde Family of Napa Valley and the de Villaine Family from Domaine de la Romanee Conti of Burgundy. The families, related by marriage, share long histories in French and Californian winemaking. In HdV, we have brought together our knowledge and experience for the purpose of creating single vineyard wines from the slopes of Hyde Vineyards.