Located at 6300ft elevation and nestled on the foothills of the sleeping Ute Mountain that overlooks Mesa Verde in SW Colorado, the vineyard boasts 360-degree views of ship rock to the south, Mesa Verde to the east, and the La Plata’s and San Juan’s. The Box Bar is 12 acres of Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, farmed by hand, 100% sustainably, and with no artificial sprays or fertilizers.
The Box Bar vineyard sits next to the Yucca House National Monument - an un-excavated ancestral Puebloan ruin (literally next to it - 200ft above it). Throughout the vineyard, which is red dirt and rock, you can find ancient pottery shards and an un-excavated kiva is still visible under the rows that run east/west. It's a magical place.
Zillah Ranch is a cool growing site in the Rattlesnake Hills AVA and the home to the Syrah component of our 2019 WA Red Blend. It is conventionally farmed with no cover crops. Average yield is 5 tons per acre. Zillah Ranch is on rocky, rugged ground overlooking the western end of the Yakima Valley that delivers lean structured cool-site reds.
Mcnary is a cool vineyard site that sits on top of basalt cliffs overlooking the Columbia River in the Horse Heaven Hills AVA and is the home to the Cabernet Sauvignon component of our 2019 WA Red Blend. The property is conventionally farmed with Siberian crested wheatgrass as a cover crop. Soil profiles and viticultural practices consistently provide uniformity throughout the blocks and optimum maturity is achieved at lower brix whilst maintaining vibrant acidity.
Beverly is a hot vineyard site in the Columbia Valley AVA and home to the Merlot and Cabernet Franc in our 2019 WA Red Blend set amid beautiful old-growth sagebrush and flush with abundant, high-desert wildlife. Beverly is conventionally farmed with no cover crops. Average yields on our Merlot and Cabernet Franc are less than three tons per acre. Raw and rugged beverly wines show depth and concentration rarely found in a more tamed vineyard.
Gng is a cool growing site that overlooks the Columbia River and is the home to our Albarino. It is conventionally farmed with no cover crops. Average yield is 5 tons per acre. Gng is on rocky, rugged ground and delivers wines with minerality and elegance.