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"Riviera" is crafted from Pinot Noir grapes sourced from two vineyards in the Sonoma Coast AVA: Pali's vineyard in the south-eastern corner of the AVA, and a small, family-owned vineyard in the Russian River Valley AVA (a sub-AVA within Sonoma Coast). This wine is fermented in small lots, punched-down up to three times daily during fermentation, then barrel-aged in 30% new French oak for eight months. Bottled in May 2018.
"Bluffs" is crafted from premium Pinot Noir grapes sourced from several notable vineyards in the Russian River Valley AVA and carefully blended to express the unique flavors associated with this appellation. Pali's "Bluffs" is fermented in small lots, barrel-aged for eight months and bottled in April 2018.
"Alphabets" is crafted from 100% Pinot Noir grapes sourced from Oregon's Willamette Valley AVA. This wine is carefully blended to express the unique flavors associated with the Willamette Valley appellation. "Alphabets" is fermented in small lots and barrel-aged for 10 months in 30% new French oak. Bottled in 2018.
"Charm Acres" is crafted from premium Chardonnay grapes sourced from top vineyards in Sonoma County. This wine underwent minimal malo-lactic (ML) fermentation, resulting in a Chardonnay that is bright and lively on the palate. It was aged for 10 months using less than 25% new French oak, which adds a hint of richness to this incredibly balanced Chardonnay. Bottled in August 2018.
The "Highlands" Chardonnay is crafted from fruit grown on both our Pali Estate Vineyard and the Chapel Vineyard (formerly Huber Vineyard) located in the esteemed Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Several Chardonnay clones are included in this wine: the Wente clone from Chapel Vineyard as well as Clone 17 (aka Robert Young) and Clone 37 (aka Dijon Clone 95) from the Pali Vineyard. This wine was barrel-fermented and barrel-aged for 15 months, using 30% new French oak, prior to bottling in December 2018.
John Sebastiano Vineyard sits on the extreme northeastern edge of the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Soils on this cool-climate vineyard are clay loam with an underlayer of limestone and vary in depth due to the slopes and swales. This Pinot Noir is made from a combination of clones 777 and Mt. Eden and is fermented in small lots, punched-down by hand up to three times daily, and then barrel-aged in 50% new French oak for 18 months. Bottled in April 2018.
Fiddlestix Vineyard was planted in 1998 by Kathy Joseph, "Head Fiddle" at Fiddlehead Cellars. Located in the heart of the Sta. Rita Hills AVA in Santa Barbara County, CA. Fiddlestix Vineyard is planted to 80 acres of Pinot Noir, which benefits from morning fog, mild sunny days and cool ocean breezes. This wine is a combination of Dijon clones 667, 777, 115 and Pommard 4. It was fermented in small lots, barrel-aged in 50 percent new French oak for 18 months, racked once and bottled in April 2018.
Rancho La Vina Vineyard is nestled along the western edge of the Sta. Rita Hills AVA, on California's central coast. The vineyard, which is a part of a family-owned and operated ranch, established in the 1860's, shares its home with cattle, walnuts and various fruit trees. The wines benefit from the wind coming off the Pacific Ocean, making it the ideal cool climate for growing premium Pinot Noir grapes. The wine is made exclusively from clone 115, barrel-aged for 18 months in 50% new French oak barrels and bottled in May 2018.
The Huber Estate was established in 1986, and the first Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines were planted in 1987, making this one of the oldest vineyards in Sta. Rita Hills. Proprietors Norm and Traudi Huber are passionate and meticulous caretakers of their vineyard and are directly involved in all aspect of vineyard management. Located in the heart of Sta. Rita Hills, the vineyard benefits from the appellation's cool climate, ocean breezes, coastal fog, and incredible soils. This Pinot Noir is fermented in small lots, barrel-aged for 18 months in 50% new French oak and was bottled in April 2018.
Cargasacchi Vineyard is located at the far western edge of the Sta. Rita Hills AVA of Santa Barbara County, CA. Peter Cargasacchi meticulously farms this 16-acre Pinot Noir vineyard, whose maritime influences create a long growing season, developing balanced flavors and tannins, along with a distinct minerality. This wine is made exclusively from Dijon clone 115 and is fermented in small lots. It was barrel-aged in 50 percent new French oak for 18 months, racked once and bottled in April 2018.