"God makes wine. Only the ungrateful or the purblind can fail to see that sugar in the grape and yeast on the skins is a divine idea, not a human one."

- Father Roger Capon,
The Supper of the Lamb

Hawk and Horse Vineyard

Demeter Certified.
Organic. Hand farmed to the highest standards.

  • Location: Lake County Red Hills AVA 1800' to 2200'
  • Acreage: 18 acres
  • Vine Style: Head trained - cane pruned
  • Trellis: VSP (Vertical Shoot Position)
  • Clones: Entav 191, Entav 337, 15, 337
  • Rootstock: 101-14

Terroir

Situated at elevations of between 1,800 to 2,200 feet on sloping hillside terrain the vineyard is composed of red rocky volcanic soils studded with "Lake County Diamonds". vineyard ground cover smallThe growing season, beginning in early February and ending from late September to early October, is marked by warm, bright sunny days and cool evenings. Fed by natural springs and some of the cleanest

middle vineyard small (640x480)air in the nation, the microclimate of Hawk and Horse Vineyards possesses natural growing conditions perfectly suited to producing Cabernet Sauvignon of distinction. Biodynamic and Organic farming practices enable us to 

Vineyard3 small (640x480)work in harmony with topography, soil and climate to bring out the truest expression of this very special terroir. Our aim is to produce wine with a sense of place – wine which is unique in style and cannot be precisely duplicated anywhere else.

 
Hawk and Horse Vineyards