EDUCATION

Rockpile

Summary:

With a rugged landscape and long, sunny days, this region is known for producing powerful Zinfandel

Location:

In the Northwest section of Sonoma County, West of Lake Sonoma and North to Mendocino County

Climate:

With elevations up to 2200ft above sea level, this region has less maritime/fog influence than other regions in the area

Soil:

Loam, clay loam

Popular Varietals:

Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon

Noteworthy:

Known for a signature clone of Zinfandel specifically selected from a vineyard in nearby Cloverdale