Our Old-World Approach

Our mission is to create New World wines with Old World soul—wines that reveal the complex nuances of our vineyards.

We farm organically and practice minimal-intervention winemaking with the goal of producing wines that transparently and authentically express site and variety.

From gentle foot-treading to indigenous malolactic fermentation in barrel, our wines are handcrafted according to a minimalist, time-honored practice.

We utilize traditional tools like whole-cluster fermentation rather than relying upon modern additions like commercial yeasts, and our use of SO2 is extremely sparing.

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Because we believe that winemaking begins in the vineyard, we are deeply committed to fastidious organic viticultural practices.

In the cellar, our philosophy is to honor the characteristics of each vintage, vineyard and varietal—and in doing so, honor Mother Nature.

We favor a subtle oak influence in our reds and sur lie aging. We avoid fining and filtering whenever possible. By keeping our production small, we can give every vine, fermentation bin and barrel the attention it deserves. The result: aromatic, ethereal wines of intensity and elegance.

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2018 Ferrari Family Vineyard Pinot Noir

2018 Ferrari Family Vineyard Pinot Noir

A dry farmed vineyard that is thought to be one of the oldest in the Santa Cruz Mountains at over 40 years old. It is located at the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains near Corralitos just miles from the cooling influence of Monterey Bay. 87 Cases Produced/Points

750ml $65
2019 Dune & Mountain Pinot Noir

2019 Dune & Mountain Pinot Noir

Our Monterey County Pinot is sourced from two extraordinary vineyards that are like nothing else in the Monterey area. One is the highest elevation site at 2400 feet and the other is directly off the middle of the foggy Monterey Bay. 95pts- Matt Kettman, Wine Enthusiast; 94pts- Jamie Goode, Wine Anorak

750ml $38
2014 Frenchie's Ranch Syrah

2014 Frenchie's Ranch Syrah

Our Estate Syrah Reserve, only made in exceptional vintages from of our most distinct and expressive barrels which undergo extended barrel aging. 145 cases produced. 95pts- Jeb Dunnuck; 92pts- Matt Kettman, Wine Enthusiast

750ml $95
1500mL $200