Quick Facts

  • Location: 1700 Laguna Road, Santa Rosa, Calif. 
  • AVA: Russian River Valley AVA.
  • Team: Clay and Celeste Gantz, owners; Jim Pratt, vineyard manager; Kristin Lowe, viticulturist. 
  • Contract: Kosta Browne Winery
  • Members: Russian River Valley Winegrowers
  • Size: 4.5 planted acres. 7,145 vines planted.
  • Soil: Goldridge sandy loam. W & S exposure. Moderate slopes.
  • Plantings: Pinot Noir: Pommard/Riperia Gloire, Calera/1616C, Calera/420A, Mariafeld, 1616C. Chardonnay: Mt. Eden, Robert Young and “Mystery” clones/1616C. All FPS certified stock.
  • Row orientation: East/west. Six-by-four spacing.
  • Vine maintenance: Cane pruned. Drip irrigation. VSP trellising