In 2014, we decided to switch tying technic from “Cordon” to “Guyot”.

What does it mean?

“Cordon” is very common in dry regions as it gathers most, if not all, of the grapes on one line. This makes the vines easy to treat and harvest; so cheap as well. But, as we emphasized earlier, ADMIRABLE Family Vineyards benefit from a coastal daily mist and we need to limit the humidity that harms the fruits. It is a very precise process and demands to be very careful and delicate.

“Guyot” or “Double Guyot” means taking shoots from the side and let the vine spread its wings. The air flows into the plants for just the right amount of humidity and natural wind to dry it.

In 2015 and 2016 we grafted the vines because some of the Chardonnay did not blossom as we expected. So we grafted some Viognier on them, more resistant.

Results? No harvest of Chardonnay in 2016!

So yes, doing the right thing for the vine can be costly, and as we say “in order to make a little money with wine you need … a lot of money”. It is our belief that it is our responsibility to pass on a better World and better earth to the next generation.

 

ADMIRABLE Family Vineyards “Malibu Coast AVA” Wines


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Cabernet-Sauvignon | Syrah | Merlot | Others

Our top varietals: the fantastic Cabernet Sauvignon, the subtle Merlot, the strong Cabernet Franc, and flamboyant Syrah. A perfectly balanced combination.

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This combination took Beatrice decades to develop and it’ll take you two seconds to love. A beautiful blend of the top varietals from Bordeaux and Burgundy.

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Viognier | Chardonnay

Like a pearl necklace for every occasion. A pure expression of the Pacific shore where it is grown, this rare white wine is a mix of tradition and modernity.

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This vintage is an homage to Beatrice’s roots in the south of France and California love. Prized for their smooth, silky texture and complex, robust structure.

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White wine from white grapes. An experienced perfume maker, Beatrice balances the powerful aromatic notes of the Viognier with the freshness of the Chardonnay.

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An amazing flavorful combination of the world’s most popular red wine grape varieties, enhanced by 3 decades of expertise, Vigneronne is a perfected red wine.

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Let’s “Sea, Surf, and Sun” while sipping this elegant and complex Rosé wine, an original blend of Pinot-Noir and Chardonnay with a smooth, velvety finish.

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