Russian River Valley Gantz Pinot Noir

  • ·  Until this year, 100% of our crop was purchased by Kosta Browne Winery.
  • ·  We are at 1700 Laguna Road (Laguna Ridge neighborhood), immediately to the South of Ted Klopp’s vineyard and UlisesValdez’ UV vineyard.
  • ·  The vineyard is four planted acres and was planted in 2011 with the assistance of Ulises Valdez.
  • ·  Plantings are Pommard/Riperia Gloire, Calera/1616C, Calera/420A and Clone 23/1616C, in approximately equal amounts.
  • ·  Soil is Goldridge sandy loam, with good Western and Southern exposures, and moderate (up to 14%) slopes to the South and West.
  • ·  Row orientation is East/West and spacing is 6×4. The vines are cane pruned, drip irrigated, and trellising is VSP.
  • ·  Jim Pratt of Cornerstone Vineyard Management directs farming, and Kristin Lowe provides viticultural advice.

Contact Information:

AVA:
Russian River Valley

Grape Variety:
Pinot Noir

Tons:
15

Year Planted:
2011

Clone:
90

Soil Type:
Soil is Goldridge sandy loam

Spacing:
6 x 4

Topography:
Good Western and Southern exposures, and moderate (up to 14%) slopes to the South and West.

Trellis Type:
VSP

Vineyard Manager/Company:
Jim Pratt, Cornerstone Vineyard Management

Sample Available:
No

Willing to sell to home winemakers:
No

Vineyard Certification(s):

  • California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA)