08 Jun '11, 4pm

Tablas Creek: Bringing a Rhône Revolution to California's Central Coast:

Tablas Creek: Bringing a Rhône Revolution to California's Central Coast:

It had to be hot and sunny, but not too hot. There's only a two-month difference between when the first Rhône variety is picked and the last--Viognier is picked first and Mourvèdre last. Other varieties grown by Tablas Creek include Grenache Noir, Syrah, Counoise, Roussanne, Marsanne, Picpoul Blanc, and Grenache Blanc. Paso can afford such diversity due to its late rainy season and because nighttime temperatures dip thanks to the nearby Pacific Ocean.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/tablas-creek-brin...

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