Varner Three Blocks Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains 2014
VINTAGE : 2014
COUNTRY : USA
REGION/APPELLATION : California, Santa Cruz Mountains
VARIETALS : Pinot Noir-
VINEYARD : 49% Hidden Block 2% Picnic Block 49% Upper Picnic
187 cases produced
Ten miles from the Pacific Ocean, northern Santa Cruz Mountains appellation Dry-farmed, non-fertilized, hand-hoed, no insecticides, native cover crop Grown on porous, young (1-3 million years old) fractured sedimentary rock. .
Jim and Bob Varner first planted vines in 1980 and spent most of their lives at their Spring Ridge Vineyards cutting their own Burgundian styled winemaking in the Santa cruz mountains. Sadly this is One of the Last wines produced under the Varner Label as goals from winemaker and vineyard owners diverged.