This wine is crafted from premium Petite Sirah grapes grown at Texas Road Vineyard, located on the westside of Paso Robles in the San Miguel District AVA. This full-bodied wine, with its hallmark deep purple hue, was fermented in small lots and barrel-aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels. Bottled in June 2019.
The grapes for this wine are sourced from Jorian Hill Vineyard, located in the Ballard Canyon AVA in the Santa Ynez Valley region. Our Syrah is fermented in small lots, punched-down by hand up to three times each day, and aged in French oak barrels for 18 months, using 35% new French and American oak. This wine was bottled in March 2019.
The fruit for this wine is sourced from both the Jorian Hill Vineyard and Camp 4 Vineyard, located in the Santa Ynez Valley AVA. Jorian Hill Vineyard is situated in Ballard Canyon and is moderate in temperature, whereas Camp 4 Vineyard lies in the eastern Santa Ynez Valley, which is much warmer. Combining grapes from varied climates results in a balanced, rich wine. This wine is fermented in small lots, punched-down by hand up to three times daily, and then aged in 80% new French oak barrels for 18 months. Bottled in March 2019.
Our Zinfandel is crafted from grapes grown at Vista Serrano Vineyard located in the Adelaida District. This vineyard sits in the hilly region west of Paso Robles and is owned and farmed by Erich Russel of Rabbit Ridge Vineyards. This wine is harvested and fermented in small lots, and then barrel-aged for 18 months using French and American oak barrels and bottled in June 2019. The result is a medium-bodied style of Zinfandel with bold flavor.
Dornfelder is a red variety native to Germany and planted in very small quantities in California. The grapes for this wine are grown at Chapel Vineyards (formerly Huber Vineyard), located in the Sta. Rita Hills AVA and planted by Norman and Traudal Huber in the late 1980s. Great pride is taken in the cultivation of this uncommon variety on their vineyard, which produces premium fruit each year. Made in limited quantities, the grapes are hand-harvested, fermented in small lots and barrel-aged for 18 months prior to bottling in June 2019.
Our Zinfandel is crafted from grapes grown at Texas Road Vineyard in Paso Robles, which is owned and farmed by Erich Russell of Rabbit Ridge Vineyards. This wine was harvested and fermented in small lots, and then barrel aged for 18 months using French and American oak barrels and bottled in May 2018. The result is a medium-bodied style of Zinfandel with bold flavor.
The fruit for this wine was grown at Camp 4 Vineyard, located in the eastern part of the Santa Ynez Valley. Owned by the Chumash Tribe, this vineyard grows primarily Rhone and select Bordeaux varietals. Carignane is a red varietal that originated in the Rhone Valley of France. This wine, made in very limited quantities, was barrel-fermented and barrel-aged using only neutral French oak barrels. Bottled in April 2018.
The nose is full of blackberries, blueberries, wet iron, fresh plum and vanilla. Hints of plum continue on the palate with fig, cinnamon, bramble, and porcini mushroom. Firm tannins throughout, this wine will soften over time and improve with aging.