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HVS Registered Montafi Ranch (Tom Feeney), Russian River Valley

Registered by the Historic Vineyard Society Registered

 

Vineyard Name:

 

Montafi Ranch (Tom Feeney)

Decade Planted:

 

1920's

County:

 

Sonoma

Appellation:

 

Russian River Valley

Current Owner:

 

Seghesio Family Vineyards

3 Vineyard Blocks:

 

Click here to see Block Chart

 

 

 

2 Photos:

 

 

 

 

Name of grower who first planted vines (if known):

 

Montafi Family

 

 

 

Vineyard Location (nearest major road intersection):

 

Piner Road

 

 

 

Which wineries produce from the pre-1960s section of the vineyard today:

 

Seghesio Family Vineyards, Carlisle

 

 

 

Historical producers and dates (if known):

 

Carlisle, Williams Seylem, Starry Night

 

 

 

Taste characteristics:

 

Blackberry, boysenberry, bay leaf, eucalyptus, sometimes pepper, sometimes orange rind.

 

 

 

What makes this heritage vineyard special? (brief history, interesting anecdotes, etc.):

 

Planted by Ben Montafi's father in 1926. Formerly used for white Zinfandel in the 1980s.

 

 

 

Submitted by (Name and relation to vineyard):

 

Douglas Allan, Seghesio Brand Manager

 

 

 

Contact information (email address, phone number):

 

doug.allan@crimsonwinegroup.com, 7073953645

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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