This vineyard is positioned in the Santa Lucia Highlands of Monterey County. Due to the location and soil make-up this is an ideal area for growing award winning Pinot Noir fruit. The vineyard sits on southeast facing slopes and is approximately 25 miles from Monterey Bay. With the long growing season warm days and cool nights this makes an ideal area to grow Pinot Noir.
Appellation: Santa Lucia Highlands
Total Vineyard Acreage: 50 acres
Roar Block: Block 1 - 2.1 acres
Clone/Rootstock: Pisoni Clone planted to 3309
Yield: 2 tons per acre
Trellising: VSP Bilateral
Soils: Arroyo Seco Sandy loam
Climate: A marine climate highlighted by strong coastal winds blowing off Monterey bay make for foggy mornings, breezy afternoons and a long, drawn out growing season.