Domaine Chandon is a winery located in Napa Valley in the town of Yountville, California, United States. Established in 1973 by Moët et Chandon, businessman, John Wright, was the first French -owned sparkling wine producer in Napa Valley.How many vineyards does Chandon own in Napa?
Domaine Chandon owns three estate vineyards in the Napa Valley including in Carneros (the largest in their portfolio at around 850 acres), Mount Veeder (located at an elevation of around 1,600 feet – above the fog line and about 60 acres) and Yountville (where the winery is located with about 130 acres).How long does Domaine Chandon age its wines?
Depending on the type of sparkling wine, Domaine Chandon ages the wines from one to eight years. And while most people visit Domaine Chandon for their array of sparkling wines, tastings of their still wines (including Pinot Noir and a rare bottling of Pinot Meunier) are offered and bottles of these wines are also available for sale.Who is the chef at Domaine Chandon?
The Restaurant at Domaine Chandon opened at the same time as the winery and has been credited with establishing high-quality dining in the area. Udo Nechutnys was the restaurant's first chef and was succeeded by Philippe Jeanty, who later opened Bistro Jeanty in Yountville.