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Presidio Winery

Presidio Winery Presidio Winery follows that same pioneering spirit, producing varietals from vineyards whose soils and climates are best suited to each varietal's needs. The Burgundian varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, are from the 35 year old, 34 acre "Mission Vineyard" in the Santa Maria Valley. The Santa Maria Valley is perfect for producing Burgundian varietals, with prevailing winds from the ocean causing the valley to have a cooler summer, warmer fall and more moderate winter than the surrounding areas. On the U.C. Davis scale of heat summation, it is a very cool Region I, making it perfect to produce high quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. On the other hand, the Bordeaux varietals, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, are produced from grapes grown in the upper reaches of the Santa Ynez Valley, where they thrive due to its slightly warmer climate. The Merlot is blended from hillside Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes chosen because of their exposure and stressful soils producing wines that are well extracted. The grapes are then crushed into small fermenters and punched down 3-4 times daily and are pressed into French oak barrels for 12-16 months of aging and bottled unfiltered. Starting with the highest quality grapes from selected regions and vineyards, Presidio Winery wines are hand-crafted and gently treated in every step of the winemaking process.


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1539 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA, US, 93436 Email:
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From the cooler climates of the Santa Maria Valley, whole-cluster pressed, 100% barrel fermented. Medium- bodied, displaying lush spiced apple aromas followed by hazelnut & mineral elements giving way to buttery, toasty spice background.
  Estate Pinot Noir
Single vineyard Pinot from the cool Solomon Hills Vineyard in Santa Maria. Barrel aged 13 months in French oak. Dark color with a purple rim, aromas of cherry, violets, leather and spice with toasty oak. Cherry fruit and moderate tannins.
  Estate Syrah Rosé
Hand-picked from our estate vineyard in the Purisima Hills, fermented at a cool 50ºf in stainless steel tanks to retain its fruit-oriented freshness. Bursting with strawberry and berry aromas, nice high acidity with crisp berry fruit highlights this dry rosé.
This unfiltered Bordeaux-style blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Cabernet Franc sourced from the famed "Rutherford Bench". Aged 14 months in French oak. Aromas of currants and blackberries followed by sweet vanillin oak and deep concentrated black fruit.
From the traditional port varieties Touriga Nacional and Tinta Cao, aged 2½ years in French oak. Red rim, concentrated plum/blackberry fruit and spice aromas, jammy berry compote fruit followed by a silky smooth oak finish.
From the cool climate Santa Maria Valley, punched down 3-times daily then pressed out to French oak barrels to soften for 14 months. Dark with aromas of spicy plum and cracked pepper and sausage aromatics. Spicy fruit flavors and supple tannins.


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