The property is located at the highest elevations in the Spring Mountain District and experiences warm mornings due to being above the fog and cooler afternoon temperatures due to the elevation.
The Wurtele Vineyard (pronounced wer-tul), planted in the early 1990’s, is comprised of 35 acres planted to 100% clone 7 cabernet sauvignon
In 2009 we were blessed by a mild spring, late spring rains helped to develop water reservoirs, along with the lower than average high temperatures, helped reduce the need for water, resulting in higher flavor concentration in the fruit.
Dark fruits, cola berry and spice highlight the nose of the 2008 Marriage.
Terra Valentine is sources from two estate vineyards that capture the best of Spring Mountain District winegrowing: The Wurtele Vineyard and the Yverdon Vineyard.