Two acres of our Catacula Vineyard are planted to Sauvignon Musqué and 5% Viognier. The hillside terraced vines face northeast at 1400 feet elevation. Fresh jasmine, grapefruit blossom, honeydew melon, and citrus rind combine in a long, bright and mineral finish.
Our estate blend is sourced from all three of our hillside vineyards and presents ripe plum, violet, and fresh raspberry, with hints of bay laurel.
Two acres of Petite Sirah were planted in 1996 into red and gravelly loam soils at 1800 feet. This deep pigmented wine is layered with dusty cedar and blackberry aromas around a heart of chewy and structured tannin.
Two acres of our Tip Top Vineyard are planted to Syrah. The wine, from this sun-drenched vineyard, which ranges in elevation from 1700-2000 feet, expresses dark berried fruit, plum, black pepper and aromatic spices. Half whole cluster, co-fermented with Viognier.
Chiles Mill Vineyard, ranging from 900-1200 feet in elevation, overlooks the remnant walls of the gristmill built by pioneer J.B. Chiles.This wine exhibits black raspberry, white pepper, tarragon, hints of bay laurel that surround the vineyard, and finishes with integrated and refined tannins.
Tip Top Vineyard, our highest mountain vineyard, sits above the fog line at 1700-2000 feet. The wine from this sun-soaked elevation expresses dark cherry, pomegranate and raspberry aromas.