Appellation:California, Mendocino, Yorkville Highlands
There are aromas of delicate earth, then flavors of subtle plum. This charming red pulls you in closer, rather than hitting you over the head with typical California bigness. “We are one of the twelve original vineyards to be certified organic, since 1986,” says founder Edward Wallo. For more information, or to arrange a visit to this winery (located about 100 miles north of San Francisco), go to www.yorkville-cellars.com. The vineyard is located in southern Mendocino County between Anderson Valley to the west and Alexander Valley to the east.