Santa Rita Hills

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“Today, I think it’s safe to say that Sta. Rita Hills stands as one of the greatest places in the New World to grow Pinot Noir…”
Steve Heimhoff, Wine Enthusiast | Source

“The hottest area for Chardonnay, the Santa Rita Hills, is an appellation that came into existence only in 2001. Actually it’s not so much hot as it is cool, which gives these Chardonnays a crispness that’s missing from so many California chards.”
Jay McInerney, Wall Street Journal | Source

“Based on last week’s tasting of 72 wines from this appellation, I am happy to report this region is definitely starting to fulfill its promise as a source of characterful, balanced and terroir-driven wines — from flavorful Chardonnay and Viognier to minerally and complex Pinot Noir and Syrah.”
Richard Jennings, Huffington Post | Source

“Santa Rita Hills is still a new name for most wine lovers. But this appellation in Santa Barbara County is quickly making a name for itself courtesy of some delicious Pinot Noirs. ”
James Laube, Wine Spectator | Source

“When historians look back on the emergence of Santa Barbara wine country, there’ll be special chapters for both the Sta. Rita Hills, which escalated the region’s reputation for world-class pinot noir and chardonnay, and the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, where many of those wines, as well as others from around the region, are made in a collaborative, think-tank-like setting.”
Matt Kettman, Santa Barbara Independent | Source

“In addition to fantastic vineyards, this region boasts a star-studded lineup of producers.”
Jeb Dunnuck, Wine Advocate | Source


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