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noun: ​pro•té•gé​: a person who is guided and supported by an older and more experienced or influential person​

Disciples of winemaker Mike Chelini value the restraint and precision he wields in making some of Napa Valley’s most coveted Chardonnay. ​His protégé, Matt Torres, fourth generation Trinchero family member, is learning Mike’s hallmark winemaking approach and together, they are creating a remarkable Napa Valley Chardonnay.

Close up of white grapes on the vine in a vineyard for Protege wines.
Shot of a vineyard on a beautiful day with a pink sky in the background.