Madrona Vineyards: a winery at the height of 3000 feet
Madrona Vineyards is a 100% family-operated wine business, and they make wines that have a pure expression of the terroir and the grape varieties that grow on their three wineries. Madrona is in the El Dorado County Appellation, located at the height of 3000 feet. They own three vineyard sites: Madrona vineyard in the Apple Hill and the Sumu-Kaw and Enye vineyards in the Pleasant Valley.
Over 26 grape varieties are planted in the vineyards chosen because of their blending and unique winemaking qualities
Best climatic conditions for great matureness of grapes
The high altitude of the vineyards offers the best conditions for vine cultivation here. The soil is well-drained, and the temperature is mild all year. This allows the growth of high-quality grapes with the desired maturity and mild acidity. Typically, the grapes that grow in their three vineyards are Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Syrah, Grenache, and Nebbiolo. These grapes are the basis of their unique estate-grown red, white, rose, sparkling, and dessert wines.
Enjoy this beautiful surrounding at site
Madrona winery produces over 27 different wines and has various collections. They make Hillside Wines, Signature Wines, Specialty Wines, Single Vineyard Wines, and New-World Port Wines. All of these wines have their own unique taste and features. The mild climate and ideal soils of the region provide the base for the production of these wines. Wine lovers are welcome to visit the winery for wine tasting and buy wines directly from the estate. The region is beautiful, and the winery has panoramic views of the surrounding nature.