Moon MountainMontecillo Vineyard

These upland, highly eroded mountain soils produce wines drenched in a “red-mineral-vapor,” a volcanic/ferrous/iron quality that seems to emanate directly out of the soil into the wine.

Location

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Farmed by DuMOL

5 years

Characteristics

VARIETIES: Cabernet Sauvignon
SOIL: Rocky Iron-rich Red Volcanic Clay Loam
ELEVATION: 1,700’
SLOPE: West Facing Steep Mountainside
CLONE: Old Vine Selection
DENSITY: 726 vines/acre
YEAR PLANTED: 1964
ORIENTATION: N x S
ASPECT: Southwestern