Domaine Chandon California. Established in 1973 by Moët et Chandon, by businessman John Wright and was the first French -owned sparkling wine producer in Napa Valley. 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.What kind of wine does Domaine Chandon use?
The winery uses three varietals for their sparkling wines – Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Domaine Chandon was the first California winery to use Pinot Meunier in their sparkling wines; this varietal is a lesser known cousin of Pinot Noir.Where is Yountville Domaine Chandon?
Jump to navigation Jump to search. Yountville Domaine Chandon is a winery located in Napa Valley in the town of Yountville, California. Established in 1973 by Moët et Chandon, by businessman John Wright and was the first French-owned sparkling wine producer in Napa Valley.What was Domaine Chandon’s first harvest?
The first crush for Domaine Chandon was in 1973 at Mt. Veeder Winery – the resulting wines from this year were then saved to be used for blending in future vintages. The 1974 harvest was their first commercial harvest creating a cuvée (they were not yet producing vintage-dated wines).