Nelson Family Vineyard


Appellation: Santa Cruz Mountains
Planted: 1999
Soil Type: Marine Sedimentary over Rocky Sandstone
Elevation: 1700 ft.
Clones: 115 & 828
Vine Density: 4x6 and 5x8
Trellising/Pruning: VSP/Spur & Cane
Average yield/acre: 2 tons
100% Dry Farmed

This 160 acre ranch has 9 planted acres. Situated on the coastal side of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the cool maritime breezes moderate the effect of the abundant sunshine, creating the perfect climate for producing high quality Pinot Noir. The Nelson Family does an amazing job of farming the land and delivering high quality fruit. We love making wine from this vineayrd - it truly represents our vision.