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Sauber Vineyards

Owner
Donna Sauber

5200 Butte Creek Road
Somerset, CA 95684
United States

About the vineyard

This vineyard site was selected for its high quality soils which, through its mature vines, yield amazing flavor profiles.   These grapes have earned many awards for the vineyard's loyal winemakers.

AVA
Sierra Foothills (near Fairplay)
Acreage
32.00 acres
Altitude
2700 feet
Certifications
Fish Friendly Farming
Home Winemaker Friendly?
No
Varietal Tonnage Available Price per Ton Available? Year Planted Description
Cabernet Sauvignon
2.00
1950
Yes
1992, 2011, 2014
rich, full bodied, deep color
Merlot
4.40
1900
Yes
1997
deep, smooth flavors with rich undertones
Grenache
12.00
2000
Yes
2012
wonderful fruit flavors
Malbec
5.70
2050
Yes
2007
delightful on its own
Syrah
4.70
1800
Yes
1993
wonderful old vines; double gold, best of show
Sangiovese
3.40
2000
Yes
2007
rich and full with delightful fruit flavors
Tempranillo
3.20
1900
Yes
2014
fruity and smooth
Viognier
2.40
1950
Yes
1998
mellow, pleasant fruits; makes a wonderful dessert wine too
Chardonnay
3.00
2000
Yes
2014
full bodied
Roussanne
0.00
No
rich, good for blend or stand alone
Cabernet Franc
0.00
No
light and flavorful, a winemaker favorite