Subject To Change ETA Rose
45% Carignane, 40% Petite Sirah, & 15% Grenache
Farmed by John and Jan Upton, the twenty-five acres under vine at Upton Vineyard are all CCOF certified organic and were planted in the 1960s on the characteristic loam soils.
The climate of the upland Redwood Valley AVA experiences more of a diurnal temperature shift than surrounding appellations due to a gap in the coastal ridge which funnels cool Pacific air currents through to the Valley. This leads to a more gradual ripening of refined and complex fruit which retains acidity nicely through harvest.