Lester Family Vineyard

Vineyard Details

Appellation
Santa Cruz Mountains
Varieties
Pinot Noir
Budwood
667
Soil Type
sandy loam
Elevation
450 feet
Spacing
8 x 8
Exposure
eastern
Year Planted
1999

The Lester Family Vineyared was planted in the rolling hills of Corralitos about three miles from Monterey Bay. The sun which bathes this south-facing slope is moderated by the cooling air and fog from the Monterey Bay just a few miles away. This microclimate is ideal for producing Pinot Noir which expresses transparency to site and impeccable balance at naturally low alcohol levels. Vineyard Manager Prudy Fox farms the vines meticulously by hand. Deficit irrigation and the nutrient poor sandy clay loam soils result in naturally low yields of about two tons an acre.

Wines from Lester Family Vineyard

2018 Lester Vineyard Pinot Noir

2018 Lester Vineyard Pinot Noir

This Corralitos vineyard is located only three miles from the Monterey Bay is one of the cooler sites in California and produces Pinot Noir with remarkable finesse and perfumed aromatics reminiscent of the Old World. 280 Cases Produced. 94 Points- Antonio Galloni, Vinous; 93 Points- Jeb Dunnuck

750ml $55
1500ml $119
2017 Lester Vineyard Pinot Noir

2017 Lester Vineyard Pinot Noir

This Corralitos vineyard is located only three miles from the Monterey Bay is one of the cooler sites in California and produces Pinot Noir with remarkable finesse and perfumed aromatics reminiscent of the Old World. 332 cases produced. 94 pts- Matt Kettman, Wine Enthusiast; 93 pts- Antonio Galloni, Vinous

750ml $60
1500ml $129 Sold Out  
2016 Lester Vineyard Pinot Noir

2016 Lester Vineyard Pinot Noir

This Corralitos vineyard is located only three miles from the Monterey Bay is one of the cooler sites in California and produces Pinot Noir with remarkable finesse and perfumed aromatics reminiscent of the Old World. 415 cases produced. 95 Points- Jeb Dunnuck 95 Points- Wine Enthusiast 94 Points- Rusty Gaffney, PinotFile. 92 Points- Antonio Galloni, Vinous

750ml $65

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