You need great grapes to make great wine. Each vineyard at Left Coast contains a wide variety of clonal and rootstock combinations, elevations, row orientations and soil compositions. A microcosm of flavors, sugars, and acidity and can be found in each block of vines. Get to know the vineyards that make our wines.

 

Planted: 2001
Acreage: 14.6 acres
Elevation: 295 feet
Varietal: Pinot Noir (Clones 777, 667, and 114)

The vineyard is named for the bench-like terraces that cascade down the east-facing slope of the property.

SYRAH

Planted: 2005
Acreage: 0.94 acres
Elevation: 335 feet
Varietal: Syrah (Clone 101-14)

At the top of our Right Bank vineyard is a two acre “hot spot” where we have planted a cool climate Noir clone Syrah. 

THE LEFT BANK

Planted: 2003
Acreage: 9.49 actes
Elevation: 400 feet
Varietal: Chardonnay (Clones 77, 95 and 108) Pinot Blanc (Clone 5)

The Left Bank is to the far left corner of the estate, on the way to Truffle Hill. Just at the entrance sits a hillside block of Chardonnay. 

THE ORCHARDS

Planted: 2005
Acreage: 7.4 acres
Elevation: 276 feet
Varietal: Pinot Gris (Clones 146 and 152)

Originally planted in apples by the settlers of Holmes Gap, this area was also the earlier home of pear and cherry orchards. The Orchards block is now Pinot Gris vineyards.

FIELD OF DREAMS

Planted: 2007/08
Acreage: 22 acres
Elevation: 450 feet
Varietal: Pinot Blanc (Clone 3309) Viognier (Clone 101-14) Chardonnay (Clones 76 and 96) Piont Noir (Clones Pommard, 828 and Wädenswil) Pinot Meunier (Clone 3309)

The Field of Dreams vineyard sits on a rectangular piece on land that was cleared for agricultural use on the eve of World War One.

Planted: 2001
Acreage: 10.4 acres
Elevation: 272 feet
Varietal: Pinot Noir (Clones Dijon 777, 667, and 114)

The Latitude 45 Vineyard is directly intersected by the 45th parallel, like many of the great vineyard properties of France.

The right bank

Planted: 2005
Acreage: 8.01 acres
Elevation: 331 feet
Varietal: Pinot Noir (Clones Pommard 3309)

The Right Bank is a 12 acre hilltop vineyard that consists entirely of Pommard clone Pinot Noir. 

TRUFFLE HILL

Planted: 2005
Acreage: 13.78 actes
Elevation: 404 feet
Varietal: Pinot Noir (Clones Wädenswil 3309 and Pommard 101-14) 

Truffle Hill is one of the most unique places on the Left Coast Cellars estate. Home to 4 acres of European Black Truffle-inoculated hazelnut trees, shrub roses and holly oaks this dual varietal vineyard is planted with 5 acres of the Swiss clone Wädenswil Pinot Noir.

High Acres

Planted: 2013
Acreage: 13.92 acres
Elevation: 453 feet
Varietal: Pinot Noir (Clones 777 and 662) Pinot Meunier (Clone 3309)

Tucked away at the corner of the estate High Acres is the youngest vineyard at Left Coast Cellars and the only to contain volcanic soils.