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History: Saureel Vineyards is located in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California within a 148 acre ranch in which 35 acres is planted in mostly eclectic and rare Rhone varietals.

Location: 1,650’ elevation in the Gold Hill District in the town of Placerville, CA.  The vineyard is widely known to exist in the “banana belt” region of El Dorado County which cools off nicely at night with air drainage to the American River.

Planting:  The vineyard is planted 5’ x 9’ spacing and trellissed to VSP.

Soils: Decomposed granite.  Historically, the present site was a vineyard in the 1870’s but was converted to cherries in the 1920’s, pears in the 1970’s, and the current vineyard was planted in 2016/2017.

Varietals: Mostly eclectic varietals including the following:
Chenin Blanc
Grenache Noir Alban
Malbec
Mourvedre
Petit Manseng
Picpoul Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Musque
Syrah
Vermentino
Nero d'Avila**(Available 2022)
Tempranillo
Refosco**(Available 2022)

History: Saureel Vineyards is located in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California within a 150 acre ranch in which 35 acres is planted in mostly eclectic and rare Rhone varietals.

Location: 1,650’ elevation in the Gold Hill District in the town of Placerville, CA.  The vineyard is widely known to exist in the “banana belt” region of El Dorado County which cools off nicely at night with air drainage to the American River.

Planting: The vineyard is planted 5’ x 9’ spacing and trellissed to VSP.

Soils: Decomposed granite.  Historically, the present site was a vineyard in the 1870’s but was converted to cherries in the 1920’s, pears in the 1970’s, and the current vineyard was planted in 2016/2017.

Varietals: Mostly eclectic Rhone varietals including the following:
Chenin Blanc
Grenache Noir Alban
Malbec
Mourvedre
Petit Manseng
Picpoul Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Musque
Syrah
Vermentino
Nero d'Avila**(Available 2022)
Tempranillo
Refosco**(Available 2022)

For more information and details regarding pricing, please contact Ken Musso at kmusso@comcast.net or 916-990-6259 and/or Tim Sauer at tim@saureelvineyards.com or 916-768-3962.

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