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Regusci Angelo's Hillside

Angelo’s Hillside

Varietal:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Date of Planting:
1998
Yields:
2.5-3 tons per acre
Acres:
3.63
Location on Property:
Northeast Hillside
Sun Exposure/Climate Notes:
Warm days with ample sun exposure, cool evenings with light wind develops fruit with rich and bold flavors. Great east-west row direction that allows the sun to be above the canopy on the hottest part of the day. The cool foggy mornings allow the vines and fruit to recover from warm afternoons with the rocky soil reflecting the heat. Temperatures shifts can be as much as 60 degrees on a daily basis.
Vineyard Management:
Double Guyot Pruning, hand farmed.
Geographical References:
Growing up the foot of the palisades on Eastern side of the Stags Leap District
Clones:
Clone 337
Soil Types:
Volcanic rock that remains from ancient volcanic eruptions and the erosion of the Vaca Range. This particular soil has very low water holding capacity and allows us to manipulate how much stress we induce on the vines.
Regusci Block 3

Block 3 Cabernet Sauvignon

Varietal:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Date of Planting:
1999
Yields:
4-4.5 tons per acre
Acres:
5.28
Location on Property:
Just south of the creek that runs through the property. Below Block 2 Merlot and Block 8 Zinfandel.
Sun Exposure/Climate Notes:
The vine rows run North to South with a horizontal divided canopy, yielding the proper amount of shading to each side of the vines. Temperatures shifts can be as much as 60 degrees on a daily basis.
Vineyard Management:
Horizontal divided trellis with alternating bilateral cordon vines.
Geographical References:
At the base of the palisades of the Stags Leap District where two soil types meet.
Clones:
Clones 15 & 337 on 110R and 3309 rootstock
Soil Types:
Volcanic rock that remains from ancient volcanic eruptions and the erosion of the Vaca Range meets up with the alluvial soil deposited by the Napa River thousands of years ago. This block also has diverse variation in the soil, with gravelly loam clay and as you move more towards the creek(west).
Regusci Old Vine Zinfandel

Block 8

Varietal:
Zinfandel
Date of Planting:
1878
Yields:
1.5 tons per acre
Acres:
.41
Location on Property:
Directly Below Angelo and Mary’s, southwest of the Tasting Room
Sun Exposure/Climate Notes:
Warm days with ample sun exposure, cool evenings with light wind develops fruit with rich and bold flavors. Cool, foggy mornings allow the vines and fruit to recover from warm afternoons with the rocky soil reflecting the heat. Temperatures shifts can be as much as 60 degrees on a daily basis.
Vineyard Management:
Head-trained, pruned vines that create small tress or “arbolitos” allowing uniform sun exposure.
Geographical References:
Growing up the foot of the palisades on Eastern side of the Stags Leap District
Clones:
Clone Heritage
Soil Types:
Volcanic rock and that remains from ancient volcanic eruptions and the erosion of the Vaca Range. Between Block 8 and Block 3, you begin to see major variations in soil types.
Regusci Block 2 Merlot

Block 2 Merlot

Varietal:
Merlot
Date of Planting:
1995
Yields:
3.5-4 tons per acre
Acres:
7.11
Location on Property:
Just below the Regusci Family home. Middle block on the ranch.
Sun Exposure/Climate Notes:
Warm days with ample sun exposure, cool evenings with light wind develops fruit with rich and bold flavors. The cool foggy mornings allow the vines and fruit to recover from warm afternoons with the rocky soil reflecting the heat. Temperatures shifts can be as much as 60 degrees on a daily basis.
Vineyard Management:
Bilateral cane. VSP.
Geographical References:
Growing up the foot of the palisades on Eastern side of the Stags Leap District.
Clones:
Clone 181
Soil Types:
Volcanic rock is the parent material, with other unique qualities to the soil in this area. As you move downward, there is an increase in gravel. For this reason, we do harvest the block separately to create more diversity in the wine.
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