We are located in the extraordinary Purisima Hills, in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley…just north of Santa Barbara. The Santa Ynez Valley is a result of a distinctive east-west mountain range formation which characterizes the Santa Ynez Valley Viticultural area. The perfect union of soil, wind and sun in this, our unique microclimate, justify the expense and complexities of our hillside vineyard planting.
The distinguishing soil of our Purisima Hill site is the limestone subsoil. The same conditions exist in the French Rhone regions. Combined with this are clay and clay loam soils, making for the exceptional combinations we are blessed with. It sets this Purisima Hill site apart, its configuration is exclusive.
On this special site we farm 12 acres of Syrah, Grenache, Voignier and Mourvedre.
Rhone style wines raised from Harrison Clarke Vineyards will be its contribution to wine growing in the Santa Ynez Valley.
Managed by Jeff Newton and his team at Coastal Vineyard Care