Vineyard Partners

Sierra Madre

Doug and Jan Circle (owners)

Appellation

Santa Maria Valley

Environment

Soil: sandy, gravelly soils
Elevation: 215 feet
Exposure: East/West traverse, rows near ocean are North/South
Climate: Region I; very cool; direct ocean access

Pinot Noir Facts

Acreage Total / TW  64 / 4 acres
Year Planted 1997
Yield/acre 2.5 tons
Clones Dijon 777, Pommard 4
First TW Vintage  2008

Chardonnay Facts

Acreage Total / TW 91 / 3 acres 
Year Planted 2000
Yield/acre 3 tons
Clones Dijon 15, 95
First TW Vintage 2008

Current Releases

Testarossa 2012 Sierra Madre Vineyard Chardonnay  
Testarossa 2012 Sierra Madre Vineyard Pinot Noir