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Led by the belief that wines are made in the vineyard, their greatest effort is focused on ensuring that everything that comes into the winery is of the highest quality and features sufficient diversity to provide a broad palette for the winemaking team. Their three vineyards encompass fifteen clones of Pinot Noir and 4 clones of Chardonnay, meticulously planted with painstaking efforts to match the best clonal and rootstock material to ideal soil conditions. An array of pruning and spacing methods and block by block sustainable farming by an in-house team combine to yield exquisite fruit with distinct flavor profiles. Our state-of-the-art, gravity-flow winery and caves extend the ideal environment for making and aging ultra-premium wine. Lynmar Estate’s hospitality center graces the beauty of the site with simple elegance, welcoming guests to indulge in a memorable experience while tasting from their portfolio of 21 wines. Their gardens express the bounty of Sonoma County, providing fruits, vegetables and herbs for Their chef, who prepares wine-friendly meals. The gorgeous borders that surround the vineyards attract beneficial insects and hummingbirds, providing a natural barrier from pests.
Lynn Fritz first purchased Quail Hill Ranch and Vineyards in 1980, drawn to the maritime climate and the authenticity of the rolling Russian River vineyards. The property has some of the oldest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines planted in the Russian River Valley. The grapes from these early vines were bought by Tony Soter and Merry Edwards to make wines considered to be some of the best in the Russian River Valley. Lynmar began a small winemaking activity in the early 1990s and produced small amounts of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, which were extremely well received. Over the next 35 years, Lynn purchased several contiguous properties, which have been amalgamated into a single stunning estate bordered by the Laguna de Santa Rosa watershed.
|Country of Origin||California|
|Region||Russian River Valley|