Up here, at 2,500 feet, the sunshine is generous, but cool breezes stretch out the growing season so long that the Gordons are among the last growers in the area to bring in each year’s crop.

The length of the growing season helps account for the acclaim that has attended the couple’s early wines. Other factors include the site’s varied and impoverished soils, the unusually tight planting scheme they chose for their blocks of vines, and the hands-on stewardship they bring to the vineyard.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/food-drink/wine/dunne-on-wine/article108122312.html#storylink=cpy
— Mike Dunne, The Sacramento Bee