2011 Eisrébe

Vineyard for
2011 Eisrébe
Vineyard
Spring Valley Ranch
Appellation
St. Helena
Location

Off the Silverado Tr. S.E. of St. Helena on Taplin Rd.

Acreage & varietals

119 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Scheurebe.

Soil

On lower blocks: Bale clay loam; silty clay with good moisture retention; volcanic.

Exposure

Afternoon sun radiates hills.

Unique features

Hillside and valley floor terrain offer two distinct microclimates for growing a diverse selection of grapes.

History

In 1973, Joe Phelps bought a 600-acre cattle ranch and planted 160 acres of vines.

Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon, Insignia, Viognier, Eisrébe and Sauvignon Blanc.