Terrien Wines

Made by Maine native Michael Terrien, who has made a big name for himself in the California wine industry. This is Michael’s private label-made more for the white Burgundy drinker. With fruit sourced from Hanzell Vineyards, one of California’s greatest Chardonnay producers. He makes the wine using no malolactic fermentation and very little new oak, then ages it several years before release, allowing its innate crisp intensity to develop layers of flavor and distinctive floral aromas. Terrien is served by top restaurants around the country including The French Laundry.

Wine Appellation
Chardonnay Sonoma
Available in: Maine
Grown: California, United States
Heading north from San Francisco, you will soon be surrounded by Sonoma wineries and vineyards. Sonoma County stretches from the Pacific Coast in the west to the Mayacamas Mountains in the east and is home to almost 60,000 acres of vineyards and more than 370 wineries. Viticulturally, Sonoma County is divided into three distinct sections: Sonoma Valley, Northern Sonoma and Sonoma Coast. Within each of these AVAs are sub-AVAs, all with have their own distinct mesoclimate. The grape varieties used in Sonoma County barely deviates from that used throughout California. Chardonnay takes the lead as the most planted white variety and Cabernet Sauvignon donimants the red. Sonoma County is California's largest producers of wine grapes. Russian River Valley AVA is one of California’s most prestigious wine regions.