Green & Red

Pam and Jay Heminway named Green & Red Vineyard for its red iron soils veined with green serpentine. The vineyard is located in the steep hills on the east side of Napa Valley. Planting was started in 1972 on ground originally under vine in the 1890s. The vineyards are a small percentage of the 200-acre property, which ranges in elevation from 900 to 2,000 feet, and each vineyard is at different elevations with different exposures. Green & Red directs its farming practices to emphasize the particularity of the grapes from this many faceted piece of earth. Each vineyard receives different amounts of water determined by soil texture, depth and exposure encouraging root depth through varying soil strata. A no till native cover crop is mowed minimizing erosion. The vines are cropped to 3 tons to the acre. Selective leaf pulling and cluster thinning focus intensity in the fruit.

Farming Practice:Practicing Organic

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Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2015
88  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 88 "Briary and zesty, and still in a youthful phase, offering wild berry, underbrush and cracked pepper flavors that finish with a touch of rustic tannins. Best after 2018. 2,040 cases made. –TF"  "A zesty blend from our three mountain vineyards at 1000 to 1700 ft overlooking
Item Number: 29782
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2014
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90  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 90 "Give this several hours in a decanter and the buxom richness of sweet fruit and the tart elements of its acidity will merge. It’s a rustic zin, heady and firm, to enjoy now with grilled quail or to stash away in the cellar for ten years. (2,432 cases)"  Wine Spectator 88

Green & Red 'Tip Top' Zinfandel 2013
94  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 94 "Jay Heminway got his start in Bordeaux as a college student in the 1960s, working a summer with Alexis Lichine. He founded Green & Red in the eastern hills of Napa Valley in the 1970s, focused on zinfandel. This wine grows at the highest vineyard on the estate, topping out at

Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2013
92  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 92 "This wine emphasizes zinfandel’s gentle tannins (rather than the more rustic tannins of thick-skinned mixed blacks, with which zin is so often blended). It has the briary taste of black raspberries and a stemmy green scent of strawberry tops. Clean and saturated with flavor, this

Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2012
" A zesty blend from our three mountain vineyards at 1000 to 1700 ft overlooking Chiles Canyon. Dark cherry and raspberry flavors with tinges of bay leaf and clove. Accompanies wood grilled vegetables and marbled meats.  Winemaking: Green & Red Vineyard directs its farming practices to emphasize

Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2011
"A zesty blend from our three mountain vineyards at 1000 to 1700 ft overlooking Chiles Canyon. Dark cherry and raspberry flavors with tinges of bay leaf and clove. Accompanies wood grilled vegetables and marbled meats.  Green & Red Vineyard, named for its red iron soils veined with green

Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2010
88  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 88 "Soft and delicately ripe, with floral aromas of baked cherry and vanilla leading to jammy flavors that finish with a touch of cinnamon spice. Drink now through 2017. 2,400 cases made. –TF"  "Located at 1000 to 1200 ft., the vineyard overlooks upper Chiles Canyon and remnant

Green & Red 'Chiles Canyon' Zinfandel 2009
" A blend from our three mountain vineyards which overlook Chiles Canyon. Aged 14 months in 50% French, 50% American oak barrels after a 3-day cold soak and 9 days in open top fermenters. Dark cherry raspberry with tinges of sage and clove. Good with aged Parmagiano. " ~ Winery notes

Green & Red Vineyard Chiles Canyon Zinfandel 2008
90  Wine & Spirits 
 Wine & Spirits 90 "A blend from three mountain vineyards, which overlook Chiles Canyon. Dark cherry raspberry with tinges of sage and clove make for a classic, subtle Zin, which eschews the fruit/alcohol bomb in favor of a more food-friendly balanced style. Ideal with eggplant parmigiano!"  Wine