Wirz Vineyard

Vineyard Details

Appellation
Cienega Valley
Varieties
Riesling, Carignan, Zinfandel, Mourvèdre
Soil Type
eroded granite and limestone
Aspect
eastern
Elevation
1094 feet
Year Planted
1904

Wirz Vineyard is located on the northeastern side of the Gabilan Mountains in the Cienega Valley. The old head-trained vines are dry-farmed with organic farming practices. We source Riesling from vines dating back to 1962, and Carignan planted sometime before 1927 from this historic vineyard.

 

Wines from Wirz Vineyard

2018 Wirz Vineyard Old Vine Carignan

2018 Wirz Vineyard Old Vine Carignan

Our Wirz Vineyard Old Vine Carignan was fermented whole berry with only native yeast and minimal intervention. These heritage vines are over 90 years old. Our goal is to transparently and authentically reveal the nuances of this exceptional vineyard.115 cases produced.

750ml $36
2019 Rosé

2019 Rosé

47% Grenache, 32% Carignan, 13% Syrah, 8% Mourvedre 420 cases produced. 91 Points- Matt Kettmann, Wine Enthusiast

750ml $27
2017 Wirz Vineyard Old Vine Carignan

2017 Wirz Vineyard Old Vine Carignan

Our Wirz Vineyard Old Vine Carignan was fermented whole berry with only native yeast and minimal intervention. These heritage vines are over 90 years old. Our goal is to transparently and authentically reveal the nuances of this exceptional vineyard.110 cases produced.

750ml $41 Sold Out  

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