Esser Vineyards Tech Sheets
With another good growing season, we had very nice bud break benefiting from moderate temperatures without any major heat spikes. The cool afternoon breezes and early morning fog allow the grapes to mature nicely, brimming with well developed fruit flavors and bright acidity.
The harvest was earlier and lighter than in prior years, yet the quality was not suffering. The unusual weather patters and effects of the drought caused some stress on the vines, which lead to conservation in flavors, resulting in rich, complex and balanced wine.
The lack of winter and spring rains in the Central Coast region coupled with a lack of water in reservoirs brought new challenges to the vineyard managers and their crews. Bud break and set followed with average summer temperatures and any prolonged heat spikes.
2013 turned out to be an almost picture perfect year with ample winter and spring rains. After a good set the summer temperatures were moderate with no prolonged heat spikes. Cool afternoon breezes from the Pacific allowed the grapes to mature evenly attaining full flavors, ideal sugar levels as well as bright acidity.
Las Palmeras Tech Sheets
2013 & 2014 vintage
Below are the tech sheets for Appellation Ventures Las Palmeras brand 2014 vintage Red Blend, 2014 vintage Chardonnay and the 2013 vintage Cabernet Sauvignon in one file.
CRUSH 8 Wines Tech Sheets
Below are the tech sheets for Appellation Ventures CRUSH 8 brand 2017 vintage Chardonnay and the 2017 vintage Zinfandel.
Crush 8 Wines Tech Sheets & Brand Story Combo
Below are the tech sheets for Appellation Ventures CRUSH 8 brand 2017 vintage Chardonnay and the 2017 vintage Zinfandel, combined with the CRUSH 8 brand story.