Stone Barn Farm Vineyard consists primarily of mature, high-end, sustainably grown Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for wine production:
- Planted: August 2000, 1,875 total vines
- Root stock: 101-14 (low vigor for extant, rich top soil)
- Clone: 337
- Row spacing: 4.5′ on average
- Dry farmed
- Organic cover crop
- Single tier trellising
- Professionally farmed
- Yield: Approx. 2.5 tons/acre
Production previously has been purchased and cultivated by Benziger and Sebastiani.
Also grown and professionally farmed for commercial wine production (but often set aside for the grower’s personal blend), are:
- Cabernet Franc – 2000 lbs.
- Sangiovese – 1500 lbs.
- Zinfandel – 1000 lbs.
- Merlot – 2500 lbs.
The orchard consists of approximately 2 tons of mature, Tuscan-varietal olives, which are a combination of:
30+ – Pendolino, Leccino and Frantoio trees were planted in 2000.
5 – Olive trees were planted in the front yard in 2001.
14 – Moraiolo, Leccinio, Maurino, Pendolino trees were planted along the north fence in 2008 originating from McEvoy Ranch in Petaluma.
All olive trees are dry farmed. Production of 2-3 tons of olives are pressed annually for the Stone Barn Farm Tuscan Olive Oil blend.