• Vineyard

Oat Valley Vineyard

This stunning vineyard in Alexander Valley was planted sometime around 1890 and has been farmed by generations of Domenichlli in coordination with the Cooley family. Gnarly old vines are sustainable dry farmed and produce fruit of distinction and character. Carol receives just 3 acres of their stunning old vine Carignane to make her single vineyard designate Carignane.
  • Grower Farmed by Brett Domenichlli & owned by the Cooley Family

  • Elevation 360 feet

  • Soil Type Clay Loam

  • Appellation Alexander Valley

  • Varietals Carignane, also Cabernet Sauvignon & Zinfandel

  • Year Planted Carignane is unknown, but close to 1890

  • Acres Planted 170 acre property, 65 planted to vines

  • Organic / Sustainable Sustainable

  • Clones Unknown

  • Rootstock St. George

  • Vine Training Head-trained

  • Pruning System Head pruned

  • Irrigation Type Dry farmed

  • Avg. Crop Yield in Tons/Acre 2-3 T/acre