The West Sonoma Coast is known for producing extremely high end Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, boasting one of the closest growing regions to the Pacific Ocean. Taylor Ridge, located in western Occidental, enjoys a combination of cool climate and coastal banana belt weather, and ideal soils where sun and fog collaborate along this ridge top location to create some of the worlds most desired wine grapes.
The vineyard is planted to ultra premium Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The clones were specifically chosen for their quality, character, and suitability for this special growing region. Taylor Ridge Vineyard Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes are currently featured in vineyard designate wines released by Boheme Wines and many top winemakers would love to have access to the fruit grown on the site.
The Swan Clone – Vineyard selection from Tom Dehlinger’s famous Octagon Vineyard – chosen for the intensity and character of flavors from these old suitcase clones reputed to be Romanée-Conti. Wente Clone – Vineyard Selection from Lee Hudson Carneros Vineyard – chosen for small berry size and intensity of flavors.
The setting is magnificent and private. The far-reaching views over the vineyard encompass old growth redwood trees on the next ridge, distant vineyards and the essence of coastal California. This is a rare offering of world class vineyard and a thoughtful estate which exemplifies the spirit of the West Sonoma Coast.
This thoughtfully designed West Sonoma Coast vineyard estate embodies the sensibilities of the surrounding environment. Starting with the distinctive fusion of Craftsman, Grand Bungalow and Timber frame styles, the 3,000± sqft home displays craftsmanship and finishes usually reserved for fine furniture. The hand crafted home features cathedral ceilings with exposed timbers and intricate joinery, generous windows providing abundant natural light, three bedrooms, two and one half baths and a gourmet kitchen. Built of quality materials selected to wear in rather than wear out, the home reflects a green building consciousness and includes radiant floor heating, reclaimed lumber, solar power and soy based insulation.
Not to be outdone, the 5,000± sqft “Barn” contains a 1,000± sqft guest quarters with excellent quality and finish as well as a 1,000 sqft workshop / art studio and several garage / storage bays.