6th Generation Californian
Justin – “Wines driven by soils only exist from exceptional vineyards. The location is crucial… Years of understanding your land, soil variations, rootstock adaptation, and clonal selection – and of course, climate and the human hand all must complement each other.”
Appellation: Alexander Valley
Vineyard designate: N/A
Soil type: Goldridge
Elevation: 400 feet
Average age of vines: 40+ years
Farming: sustainable, no spray, active soil regeneration
Unique aspect: Old vines, Upper Barn + Wente selection, small yields, regenerative composting practiced.
Sourced for: SoCo Chardonnay
What to expect from the wines: Chardonnays with more pleasure, orchard fruit, and mid-pallet density-perfect for blending up into our higher acid coastal components.