13750 Arnold Drive
Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Description

Sonoma Mountain – a Rare and Special Terroir
Our vineyard strikes an uncommon balance. Located on the east-facing slopes of Sonoma Mountain, the vines are shielded by the mountain from the Pacific Ocean winds to the west. Our elevated location ensures generous sun in the morning but spares us from the oppressive afternoon heat, enabling a slower ripening period.  The elevation places stress on the vines, constraining the size of the fruit and concentrating the flavors.  The result is a Cabernet Sauvignon with an intensity, complexity, and balanced acidity that is very unusual for California.

Certified Organic Since 2014
We farm our fruit organically to achieve the highest possible quality. We never use herbicides, pesticides, or synthetic fertilizers. We maintain soil nutrients and control pests through low-tech, labor-intensive (and ancient) farming methods. This approach creates the highest-quality fruit and ensures the health of our organic vineyard for decades to come.

The Laurel Glen Clone – a Unique Heritage
Cabernet Sauvignon was first planted here in 1968. When Laurel Glen Vineyard founder Patrick Campbell bought the property in 1977, he discovered he had inherited a unique clone of Cabernet Sauvignon. Today, The University of California at Davis recognizes it as the Laurel Glen clone. This exclusive lineage is uniquely suited to the cooler growing conditions of Sonoma Mountain and manifests itself in exceptional fruit quality year after year.

Our tasting room is located in a historic building in Glen Ellen, a picturesque village in Sonoma Valley with a distinct rural ambiance unlike anything elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area. We offer seated tastings by appointment.

Amenities

Laurel Glen Vineyard

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