2012 Chardonnay, Freestone Vineyards
Freestone area of the Sonoma Coast on the east side of the Bohemian Highway on the fringe of the Russian River Valley. The Pastorale Vineyard surrounds the winery and lies eight miles inland from the Pacific Ocean. This location benefits from the long, cool growing season which is strongly influenced by fog and other maritime influences.
89 total acres, 55.5 planted to vines: 34.67 acres of Pinot Noir and 20.87 acres of Chardonnay.
Goldridge Series and sandy loam
The Phelps family and management team of Joseph Phelps Vineyards began developing 100 acres of vineyards near Freestone, CA in 1999 with the goal of producing world-class Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir, Freestone Vineyards and Joseph Phelps Pinot Noir, Pastorale Vineyard
Joseph Phelps Chardonnay, Freestone Vineyards and Joseph Phelps Chardonnay, Pastorale Vineyard