Placerville, CA (El Dorado of the Sierra Foothills AVA)
Management: Douglas Leisz, Owner and Manager
Grapes: Charbono, Aglianico
Canopy Management: VSP trellis, quadra-lateral cordon, 7×11 spacing, 535 plants per acre.
Elevation: 2400 to 2500 ft
Aspect: Southwest slope
Rainfall: 32 in. annual average
Soil: Rocky Boomer-Sites soil with slate outcrops and some quartz. Depth of 4 ft.