Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard
Oakville | Napa Valley
Beckstoffer To Kalon Vineyard is considered one of Beckstoffer Vineyards’ most famous Heritage Vineyards. This highly-acclaimed vineyard was originally planted by the Napa pioneer Hamilton Crabb in 1868, and named ‘To Kalon,’ which in Ancient Greek means “of upmost beauty.” The vineyard has been producing wines of great distinction ever since.
|VARIETALS/CLONES:||Cabernet Sauvignon-4, 7 & 337
Mondavi To Kalon Syrah-470
|SOIL:||Well-drained, light-colored gravelly loam, situated on the Oakville bench.|
|SITE & B CELLARS BLOCKS:||Gently sloped to flat topography with north-south exposure. Blocks A1, B 1, and D1.|
|CLIMATE:||Foggy early mornings with ideal long, warm days and cool nights with late afternoon Pacific breezes coming over the Mayacamas Mountain range from the Pacific. This AVA is noted for having large daytime-to-nighttime temperature fluctuations|