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Heritage Clones Pinot Noir Bottle

Heritage Clones
Pinot Noir

In 2015, we grafted part of our Winside Vineyard to a variety of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay clones. By grafting, we brought new plant diversity to this vineyard while maintaining the existing root system of our mature vines. One of the clones we selected to graft onto our vines was the Calera clone, which has been a favorite at our Carneros Estate. We have been very pleased by this clone’s performance at our Winside Vineyard that we decided to start producing a top-barrel selection from this vineyard block in 2016.