Hirsch was somewhat of a visionary who planted one
of the first vineyards in the true Sonoma Coast in
Cazadero (Mike Bohan was the first to plant in 1973).
In 1978, Hirsch purchased 1,100 acres on a remote
ridge 900 feet above the Pacific Ocean at the end
of Bohan-Dillon Road.
supplies fruit to many prominent California (and
at times even Oregon) wineries including Littorai,
Williams Selyem, Faille, and Siduri.
2008 vintage is ruby-garnet colored. Exotic spice
box aromas give way to Seville orange and bergamot.
With air, subtle earth and leather notes emerge.
On the palate, flavors of plum, tea, and tobacco
vie for attention, braced by an inherent minerality
that marks this as a typical expression of the site.
A complete wine made with all the exacting care and
site-specific attention to detail Hirsch brings to
all their wines.