Alexander Valley

Sunny days and warm temperatures in the Alexander Valley provide ideal growing conditions for red varieties at our Cloverdale, Geyserville and Home Ranch vineyards.

Home Ranch

  • Acreage: 246 planted
  • Site: 215 feet elevation, southern exposure, located on the western bank of the Russian River
  • Soils: clay loam over clay loam subsoil
  • Years planted: 1992 – 2008
  • Source of Cabernet Sauvignon, Block 4, Bordeaux clone 339

Cloverdale Ranch

  • Acreage: 181.44 planted
  • Site: 301 feet elevation, east–southeast exposure, located along western flank of Mayacamas Mountains at the upper end of Alexander Valley
  • Soils: clay loam over sandy clay loam subsoil with a high percentage of alluvial gravel deposits
  • Source of Cabernet Sauvignon Block 21, Bordeaux clone 337, Petite Verdot, Malbec
  • Years planted: 1990 – 2004

Geyserville Ranch

  • Acreage: 96.66 planted
  • Site: 227 feet elevation, northwest-southeast exposure, in the heart of Alexander Valley
  • Soils: clay loam over sandy clay loam subsoil
  • Years planted: 1993-1998
  • Source of Red Wine Merlot, block I, Bordeaux clone 181, Zinfandel, Primitivo