Rita’s Crown Vineyard

One of the highest planted vineyards in Sta. Rita Hills AVA, Rita’s Crown is a high-density planting on a steep hillside overlooking several of the appellation’s most famed sites. The vineyard boasts a mix of extreme elevation and slope that together with the exposed coastal climate and marine soils impart a distinct salinity.

Soils Types Calcareous soils

Distance from Pacific Ocean 12 miles

Elevation 600-950 feet

Year Planted 2007

Clones Clone 828 sourced from Block 27

Aspect West-facing, extreme slope

    Wines from this vineyard:
    Rita’s Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir
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