ESTATE VINEYARDS

carlsCARL’S VINEYARD

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French and American oak barrels for approximately 18 months.

VINEYARD DETAILS

Variety: Zinfandel
AVA: Dry Creek Valley
Aspect: Southwestern
Year Planted: 1993
Clone: Frei Ranch Century
Root Stock: 110R
Trellis: VSP

dorothyDOROTHY’S VINEYARD

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French oak barrels for approximately 19 months.

VINEYARD DETAILS

Variety: Syrah
AVA: Dry Creek Valley
Aspect: Southwestern Elevation: 1650 Feet
Year Planted: 1995
Root Stock: 110R
Trellis: Vertical Trellis

ellieELLIE’S VINEYARD

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French and American oak barrels for approximately 18 months.

VINEYARD DETAILS

Soil profile: The soil is classified as Mollisol containing abundant organic matter in the topsoil and subsurface layers. Both drainage and heat retention in this soil type are outstanding.

AVA: Dry Creek Valley
Aspect: Southwestern
Year Planted: 1969
Trellis: Head-pruned

mollyMOLLY’S VINEYARD

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French and American oak barrels for approximately 18 months.

Soil profile: Unusually deep hillside topsoil consisting of alluvial and volcanic composite allows the vines a slow, even rate of maturity despite the warm, western exposure.

Aspect: Southwestern
Year Planted: 2004
Clone: 6
Rootstock: 110R
Trellis: Trellised

nolanNOLAN VINEYARD

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French and American oak barrels for approximately 18 months.

VINEYARD DETAILS

Variety: Zinfandel
AVA: Dry Creek Valley
Aspect: Southwestern
Elevation: 250 feet
Year Planted: 1999
Clone: 80-year-old field selection
Root Stock: 110R
Trellis: Vertical Trellis

pezziPEZZI KING RANCH

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French and American oak barrels for approximately 18 months.

VINEYARD DETAILS

Variety: Zinfandel
AVA: Dry Creek Valley
Aspect: North
Elevation: 275 Feet
Root Stock: 110R
Trellis: Vertical

sawyerSAWYER VINEYARD

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French and American oak barrels for approximately 18 months.

Soil: Unusually deep hillside topsoil consisting of alluvial and volcanic composite allows the vines a slow, even rate of maturity despite the warm, western exposure.

VINEYARD DETAILS
Variety: Zinfandel
AVA: Dry Creek Valley
Aspect: Southwestern
Year Planted: 1996
Trellis: Head-trained

sydneySYDNEY VINEYARD

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French and American oak barrels for approximately 18 months.

Soil profile: Composed mainly of volcanic clay: Laniger loam, well-drained topsoil 18 to 45 inches deep, underlain by weathered rhyolite and rhyolitic tuff (volcanic formations).

Aspect: Southwestern
Elevation: 1500 feet
Year Planted: 1989
Clone: 7
Rootstock: 110R
Trellis: Vertical trellis

toriTORI VINEYARD

WINEMAKING

Hand-harvested and fermented in open-top vats with three daily punchdowns. Aged in French oak barrels for approximately 30 months.

VINEYARD DETAILS

Soil: Unusually deep hillside topsoil consisting of alluvial and volcanic composite allows the vines a slow, even rate of maturity despite the warm, western exposure.
Variety: Zinfandel
AVA: Dry Creek Valley
Aspect: Southwestern
Year Planted: 1996
Clone: Frei Ranch Century
Root Stock: 110R
Trellis: Head-trained