WINE TASTING WITH LAETITIA VINEYARDS & WINERY
It's been a long while since we have had an evening wine tasting. We are proud and excited to announce a tasting of the Laetitia and Nadia wines on Monday June 23rd from 4pm to 7pm.
Laetitia Vineyards & Winery has two different vineyards, a coastal estate, primary Burgundy varietals, and their mountain estate, which is the highest elevation vineyard in the state of California, focusing on Bordeaux varietals.
The coastal estate, is located in Southern San Luis Obispo County overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Family owned and family operated, Laetitia is passionate about producing premium estate wines that showcase the distinctive qualities of the Arroyo Grande Valley appellation as the coolest grape growing region. This estate vineyard comprises 1,888 acres, with 620 acres currently planted to grape vines, making it the largest privately owned Pinot Noir plantings in California. Pinot Noir is the most widely planted variety (434 acres), followed by Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Tempranillo, Syrah, Pinot Gris, and a small amount of Riesling.
Laetitia is known for their Pinot Noirs, with ten different clones and eight different microclimates, they make over seven different Pinot’s, all unique to the clones and terrior they are from.
The history of this winery stems from France, and was once the esteemed “Maison Deutz” ~ Champagne Deutz’s California sparkling winery in the 1980’s, and Laetitia still produces and is appreciated for their award-winning sparkling wines made in the traditional Méthode Champenoise using the only two European wooden basket presses (=Coquard Press) of their kind in North America.
The mountain estate, Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard, has over 2,300 acres and over 751 acres under vine. At an average elevation of 3400 with mesa’s over 3800, this unique property has over 20 varietals planted but specializing in Cabernet and Sauvignon Blanc.
Their Southwest Winery Representative, Tabitha Alger, will be at the tasting to share her knowledge and answer questions. We will have approximately eight wines to taste along with an extensive Appetizer Buffet. Wines will be available for sale at special event pricing
A limited number of spaces are available at $40. per person including tax and gratuity. Call 928-774-8431 today to reserve your spot.