Dry Creek Valley
Variety: Zinfandel and Viognier
Grist Vineyard is located at 1,000 feet above the Dry Creek Valley floor. Planted by the Hambrecht Family on the top of Bradford Mountain in 1974, it has been organically farmed since 2003. The vines are head pruned, and sit in iron–rich red volcanic soils that stress the vines into low yields and concentrated wines. Another benefit to being on top of Bradford Mountain is the vineyard is above the fog line. The decrease in humidity, increased hours of sunshine, and the cool afternoon breeze helps make this site a truly, unique vineyard in the Dry Creek Valley. The fruit from Grist has been sold over the years to many cult producers such as Turley, The Prisoner, and Bradford Mountain.
Wines: Zinfandel, Viognier, and Rose