Posts tagged: Half Mile

Underground & Below the Radar Cabernet

Obsidian Ridge Vineyard is planted at 2,640′ atop the Mayacamas range just a hop sip and jump north of the Napa Valley. This is one of the newest American Viticultural Areas, named Red Hills Lake County for the distinctive volcanic soils that define this remarkable mountain appellation. The vineyard’s red soils are shot through with […]

Wednesday January 22nd, 2020 in , , , , | Comments Off on Underground & Below the Radar Cabernet

A must have Cabernet!

Eleven years ago when Peter laid out the blocks to be planted at Obsidian Ridge, he singled out a notch at the highest elevation with the hope of making a vin de garde. At 2,640′ elevation, this vineyard may produce the only wine made in California at a half-mile high. Planted with Petit Verdot, Cabernet […]

Friday March 16th, 2012 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on A must have Cabernet!