100% destemmed fruit go through native yeast primary and malolactic fermentations followed by aging sur lies for 11 months in French oak (25% new). Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Keefer Ranch Vineyard lies in the southwestern-most corner of the Green Valley of the Russian River Valley, this vineyard was planted in 1988 by Marcy and Robert Keefer. Currently, there are 13 acres of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay on sandy Goldridge series soils. (694 cases)
The 2014 Vintage while certainly the qualitative
equal of 2012 and 2013, has a rather different tone.
These wines are brooding, intense, elegant and
deeply textural. They are wines of meditation and
grace and will provide years of growing, fascinating
complexity. An incredible reminder of how precious
the relationships are, with their own vineyards and
the vineyards they source from.