Stony Hill Vineyard
The vines are located on northeast facing slopes at elevations ranging from 400 to 800 feet. In 1952, the McCreas they built the second Post-Prohibition winery in the Napa Valley.
The property is currently comprised of 25 acres of Chardonnay, 10 acres of White Riesling, 3 acres of Gewurztraminer, and 1 acre of Semillon. Stony Hill’s 2004 Gewurztraminer was made with grapes from vines that were between 16 and 46 years old. It was aged for 6 months in nearly neutral oak.
The 2004 Stony Hill Chardonnay has citrus, apple, and pear aromas and flavors. It was made with 100% estate grown grapes that were fermented and aged in French oak for 10 months. 1,895 cases were produced.
The 2005 Stony Hill White Riesling has .85% residual sugar. The grapes that were used to make this wine were grown on vines that were between 11 and 57 years old. Only 338 cases of this wine were produced.