Rafael Et Fils
- Small, family-owned winery in Napa Valley that produces ~1,500 cases per year.
- Most of the production is Cabernet Sauvignon, and then smaller parts of an estate Chardonnay, and a single vineyard Pinot Noir sourced from the Elke Home Ranch in the Anderson Valley. All the wines thus are single vineyard, single varietal, no blends, and show a strong sense of place.
- There is no tasting room. Tastings by appointment only. Please contact the winery for details.
2018 Oak Knoll Chardonnay
- 434 cases produced
- 100% estate Chardonnay
- Stainless steel fermentation
The wine is a straw color. It exhibits complex aromas and flavors of citrus, pear, minerals, almonds and green olive with a medium-bodied creamy texture. Mineral notes, lemon zest and the faintest hint of nuttiness makes for a memorable, refreshing finish. Drink now or age for 6-8 years. The wine is an excellent pair with food.