Santa Lucia HighlandsPlanted:
1997 Total Vineyard Acreage:
Pinot Noir, Syrah Clone/ Rootstock:
Pisoni Clone planted to 3309 and 5CExposure:
6x8 and 5x8Vines per acre:
1089 and 908Soils:
Arroyo Seco Sandy loamClimate:
A marine climate highlighted by strong coastal winds blowing off Monterey bay make for foggy mornings, breezy afternoons and a long, drawn out growing season. Average summertime high temperatures are in the mid 70's.