Roderick Vineyard

We are at the deep end of the Anderson Valley, sometimes referred to as the Narrows. The vineyard sits on a southern exposed meadow, receiving sun from sunrise to sunset, with
rows set wide apart.

VINEYARD REPORT 2011 ANDERSON VALLEY PINOT NOIR

Small is beautiful. In a difficult year like this year has been for wine growing, we were grateful to only have three acres. Again, Dennis maintained most of the vineyard himself, with very little help. It helped the vineyard that he pruned late into the season and avoided shatter. He made the decicision to drop nearly half of the fruit in July and concentrate the energy to the remaining grapes. The vineyard produced
7 1/2 barrels, it produced 18 barrels last year.

We harvested the last of our grapes on October 22nd, our fiftieth wedding anniversary. We are very pleased with the quality of the fruit and expect this 2011 pinot noir vintage to be extremely fine.

Owner Dennis and Marty Roderick
Contact same
Address PO Box 318
Philo, CA 95466
Phone 707-895-3671
Email
Is Sustainable Yes
AVA(s): Mendocino
Vineyard Acreage 3
Soil Type(s) rocky, sandy soil
Elevation(s) 3oo ft
Farming Practices This is a hands on vineyard, it is small enough to get the best care possible.
Winery Partners Duckhorn Wine Co. for the last 4 years has bought our grapes and blended them into the Goldeneye label. In
2006 our grapes went to Domaine Charbay in St. Helena.
Vineyard Mgmt Dennis Roderick/owner Cell: 707-489-3671

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