Whitehall Lane Winery

We are a small, family owned winery in Napa Valley's historic Rutherford appellation. We own approximately 140 acres of prime Valley-floor vineyards including the Leonardini Vineyard in St. Helena and are committed to making the finest Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Reserve wine.

The winery continues to receive accolades and awards for producing some of the greatest wines in the world. In Wine Spectator Magazine's year-end ranking of wines, Whitehall Lane has been honored an unprecedented three times in five years for producing wines rated among the top five in the world. The winery has also been voted Winery of the Year from the Quarterly Review of Wines and Wine and Spirits Magazine.

Whitehall Lane was founded in 1979 but the history of the soil cultivation dates back two centuries. In the mid 1800's, Napa Valley settlers were drawn to the deep, loamy soils and ideal climate, planting high quality grape vines at the Whitehall Lane Winery site. A barn constructed in the early 1900's for equipment storage is still used today. In 1979, two brothers started the winery and directed their winemaking efforts successfully to Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. They named the winery after the road that runs along the south border of the property, Whitehall Lane.

In 1993, the Leonardini Family of San Francisco took control of the Whitehall Lane estate. They updated the winemaking, instituted a new barrel-aging program and continued sourcing the finest vineyards. We started with one vineyard and now own seven prime vineyards that are the cornerstone on which the wines are made and include the Whitehall Lane Estate Vineyard, Millenium MM Vineyard and Bommarito Vineyard in the Rutherford Appellation, the Leonardini Vineyard and Fawn Park Vineyard in St. Helena, Oak Glen Vineyard in the Oak Knoll District and Rassi VIneyard in Sonoma. The Estate Vineyard is 25 acres of "Rutherford Dust" offering beautiful Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc grapes. The Millenium MM Vineyard offers outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon fruit while the Bommarito Vineyard is planted to Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon. The Leonardini Vineyard is 14 acres of gravely soil yielding powerful Cabernet Sauvignon fruit and elegant yet intense Merlot grapes that go into the "Leonardini Vineyard" vineyard-designated wine. The Fawn Park Vineyard is on a gentle slope of Eastern hillside and produces intense Cabernet Sauvignon. The 25-acre Oak Glen Vineyard produces flavorful Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

In our short history, Whitehall Lane has developed into a world-class winery. The efforts of the Leonardini Family are evident in the recent run of accolades from wine publications but are even more apparent in the beautifully made, elegant wines we continue to make.

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Whitehall Lane Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "Dense and rich with blueberry and blackberry fruit. Hints of walnuts. Full body, round and juicy tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink in 2019."  This beautifully blended 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is exquisitely balanced with excellent fruit concentration. On the nose, this wine
Item Number: 33424
Case: $407.40
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Whitehall Lane Winery Merlot 2015
89  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 89 This stretches out nicely, with notes of sandalwood and Asian spice to the crushed red fruit flavors. Chocolate and cream details show on the finish. Drink now through 2021. 8,425 cases made.  –KM February 28, 2019  NOTES: Dark cranberries and dried cherries burst out of this
Item Number: 31264
Case: $263.40

Whitehall Lane Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
92  James Suckling 
James Suckling 92 “Juicy and fruity with currants, walnuts and hints of fresh herbs. Full body, round tannins and a flavorful finish. Luscious style.”  2014 was a near-perfect growing season with welcomed spring rains and warm summer months. The good weather held out through harvest season and the
Item Number: 29300

Whitehall Lane Winery Merlot 2014
The Wine Advoacte 89  "Whitehall Lane’s 2014 Merlot is a blend of 93% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon and spent 19 months in a combination of 30% new French and American cooperage. The wine displays tobacco leaf, black cherry and a touch of chocolate in a medium-bodied, fleshy, lush and delicious

Whitehall Lane Winery Merlot 2013
" BLEND: 80% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Syrah 2013 is considered one of the finest growing seasons ever in Napa Valley. We could not have asked for better with outstanding spring weather followed by an ideal summer and a harvest with grapes displaying a wonderful balance between ripeness

Whitehall Lane Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "A juicy and fruity red with plum and dried berry character. Some terracotta too. Full and velvety tannins. Very drinkable now but will improve with age." ~JS  " BLEND: 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 3% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot 2013 is considered one of the finest growing