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OUR VINEYARDS

"Wine is sunlight, held together by water."
-Galileo Galilei

Sandoval Vineyard

Sonoma, California
Rootstock: 3309
Clone: 595
Planted in 1990

 

Maus Vineyard

Glen Ellen, California
Rootstock: St. George
Clone: Weise

 

Placida Vineyard

Sebastopol, California

Root stock: 3309

Clone: 777, Swan, Dijon, 667, 115, and a proprietary selection.

Planted: 2003

Named after my grandmother and youngest daughter this 9 acre vineyard sits in the heart of the Russian River Valley appellation. The selection of clones  provides us with great fruit characteristics needed to create well layered and balanced Pinot Noirs.  

 

Montecillo Vineyard

Glen Ellen, California

Root stock: St. George

Cabernet Sauvignon was planted in 1970

Zinfandel was planted in 1993

Elevation 1800 Ft

This west facing, dry farmed vineyard is located just south of the town of Kenwood, CA. It consistently produces wonderfully dark, almost blueberry like fruit. With cool mornings that lead to hot afternoons, we take extra care to manage the canopy for optimal flavors, while protecting the fruit from too much sun exposure that can wreck havoc during the early stages of berry formation and subsequent ripening