La Pelle Wines was founded in 2016 by Maayan Koschitzky, Miguel Luna and Pete Richmond.
With a mission to create terroir-driven wines that are the ultimate expression of the sites from which the fruit is sourced.
Red Hen Vineyard is located in Oak Knoll AVA, on westside where the mountains meet the valley. The soils are well drained gravelly loam with some clay mixed within.
– Vines are 20 years old, VSP training, organic farming.
– 22 months in barrel, 70% new oak, all French coopers; Taransaud, Sylvain, Ermitage.