Heintz Vineyard
2020 Waypoint

Heintz Vineyard


Charlie Heintz’s grandparents first planted vines on this site in 1912 in the western edge of the Green Valley. His Chardonnay grapes are among the most sought after anywhere in California.


750mL bottle
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191 cases made

Tasting Notes

Appetizing acidity and a green-apple flavor liven up this medium-bodied, well-balanced wine that will suit lots of different occasions. Its freshness comes with subtle complexities that call for one sip after another.


Since its establishment in 1982, the Charles Heintz Vineyard has emerged as a venerable name synonymous with the epitome of California Chardonnay. For over three decades, these vines have been hailed for their remarkable quality, crafting wines that embody the traditional Sonoma terroir that brought attention to the region. Planted on the Gold Ridge Sandy Loam top-soils, the grapes ripen slowly, cooled each evening by the fog that rolls in from the nearby Pacific ocean. This gradual ripening process results in wines of impeccable balance with fully developed flavors and refreshing acidity.