Santa Barbara’s easternmost wine region, Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara AVA, features the warmest microclimate in the area with dramatic diurnal temperature shifts of around 40 degrees. Mid morning fog gives way to sunshine creating the perfect environment for grapes to ripen without losing their natural acidity. Rolling hills with loamy clay soils create a distinct mineral terroir low in nutrients that help produce smaller vines and higher quality grapes.
92% McGinley Vineyard (Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara AVA)
8% Grassini Vineyard (Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara AVA)
Slight green and gold hues, lead way to aromas of grapefruit, honeyed quince, creamy lemon curd that have been layered with hints of gunflint. On the palate pear, grapefruit, and tropical fruit abound with a creamy mid layer and crisp persistent finish.