Russian River ValleyDutton Ranch Hansen Hill Vineyard

This very steep site, formerly an apple orchard, produces classic Old Wente Chardonnay. Very well-drained soil and persistent cooling winds keep the vines small and the fruit beautifully balanced and concentrated.

Location

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Farmed by DuMOL

13 years

Featured Wine

Wester Reach Chardonnay

Characteristics

VARIETIES: Chardonnay
SOIL: Goldridge Sandy-Loam
ELEVATION: 300’
SLOPE: Very Steep Hillside
CLONE: Old Wente
DENSITY: 1,555 vines/acre
YEAR PLANTED: 2007
ORIENTATION: NE x SW
ASPECT: Southwest