AVA: Santa Clara Valley
Year Planted: 2009
Farming: One pass of glyphosate; no other chemicals/sprays
Ed Sattler planted his backyard vineyard in 2009 and has been intimately involved in farming it since the beginning. This hot, dry site in the foothills of the southern Santa Cruz Mountains has an intense diurnal swing, bringing cool temperatures every evening and lending to the preservation of acidity in the grapes.