The winery was designed and developed in every aspect to respect the fruit once harvested. We strongly believe in the gentlest handling of the grapes and minimal intervention in order to let the wines develop the characters that are true to the vineyard terroir. From the beginning, the fruit goes through extensive sorting so that only the finest remains as it begins its journey into the winery.
At the winery, our equipment is custom designed to maximize the use of gravity and minimize the exposure to mechanical pumping. From the crusher or the press, the fruit is taken to an assortment of tanks that allow us to co-ferment specific lots in order to marry together the distinctive characteristics of each one. Once the wine is in barrel, our winemaker carefully follows each barrel personally until it is time to bring them back together to make the ultimate blend. In each vintage, only the finest barrels will make it into the HdV wines.