2010 Estate Grown Olive Oil

Vineyard for
2010 Estate Grown Olive Oil
Vineyard
Spring Valley Home Ranch
Appellation
St. Helena
Location

Off the Silverado Tr. S.E. of St. Helena on Taplin Rd.

Acreage & varietals

119 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Scheurebe.

Soil

On lower blocks: Bale clay loam; silty clay with good moisture retention; volcanic.

Exposure

Afternoon sun radiates hills.

Unique features

Hillside and valley floor terrain offer two distinct microclimates for growing a diverse selection of grapes.

History

In 1973, Joe Phelps bought a 600-acre cattle ranch and planted 160 acres of vines.

Wines

Cabernet Sauvignon, Insignia, Viognier, Eisrébe and Sauvignon Blanc.