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  • Founded: 2014 by Verónica Santiago and Nathaniel Malagón

  • Region and grape source: Winery is located in Valle de Guadalupe, and all grapes are estate grown. 

  • Annual production: 1,300 cases

  • Number of wines made: 9

  • Vineyard elevations and grape origins: 

    • Valle de Guadalupe - 1,000 ft - (Nebbiolo, Mourvedre, Montepulciano, Aglianico, Syrah, Grenache)

  • Vineyard specifics: Decomposed granite and clay soils. This is a very unique vineyard site within the valley as it lies within a tight fold that undulates and slopes steeply to the northwest. It is also the first vineyard site one encouters when driving up in to the Valle de Guadalupe from the Pacific. ​

  • Winemaker: Verónica Santiago (Mexican born, studied agriculture at University of Monterrey) 

  • Click HERE to visit their website

  • Other notes: 

    • To visit this winery and sit down with Veronica and Nathaniel is to experience the poetry of human experience. From the chickens and goats roaming their fields to the countenance of Nathaniel and Verónica themselves, one feels as if they are within the writings of D.H. Lawrence when visiting this estate. They make wines from grapes that suffer, are given the bare minimum to survive and thus yield extremely expressive and utterly transparent sense of place.

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