Russian River Grape Farm
River Road, Fulton, CALIFORNIA
The Russian River Grape Farm offers a unique opportunity for a grower or wine-producer to acquire over 18 acres of vineyard within the heart of the Russian River Valley AVA without the burden of an estate or residential units. A desirable varietal mix, productive history, and plentiful water make this vineyard an attractive asset.
The farm also provides the opportunity to develop a wine country getaway within the renowned Russian River Valley with views of Mt St Helena and excellent accessibility to Highway 101. Read more below!
+/-18 Acre Vineyard – Russian River Valley AVA
RIVER ROAD, FULTON, CALIFORNIA
The Russian River Grape Farm offers a unique opportunity for an investor, grape-grower, or wine producer to acquire over 18 acres of highly productive vineyard within the heart of the Russian River Valley AVA. The vineyard is planted to a desirable varietal mix that includes Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc, it farms efficiently, has a strong yield history, and plentiful water. All of this without the cost of acquiring an estate or residential unit(s), make this an extremely attractive pure vineyard asset.
ADDRESS: River Road, Fulton, California
PARCEL SIZE: 19.23 ac ZONING LIA B6 40 - SR VOH (Land Intensive Agricultural District)
ACCESS: There are two legal access points off River Road: one on the western property boundary and the second adjacent to the new Pinot Noir block.
ONSITE WATER: Well #1 – Located in the northwest corner of the property.
• Year drilled - 2018
• Total depth - 360’
• Casing - 5” PVC
• Pump - 7.5hp
• Yield pump constrained at ~60gpm. Estimated gross yield (per well completion report) ~100 gpm.
Well Completion Report on-file
LOCATION: The ranch is located just west of the community of Fulton, approximately 1.5 miles west of Highway 101 in Northern Santa Rosa and 60 miles from the city of San Francisco.
SLOPES & ASPECT The vineyard is less than 5% in slope.
SOILS: According to the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the planted acreage is mapped as Zamora silty clay loam (0-2%).
ELEVATION: Elevation of the vineyard ranges from +/- 115 feet to +/- 125 feet.
APPELLATION: The property is located within the heart of the Russian River Valley AVA. Over the past 30 years, the Russian River Valley AVA has gained a reputation as the preeminent growing region for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay on the North Coast. This is due to its rich valley soils and climatic influences including abundant sunshine, moderated by the cooling influence of the coastal fog.
The Russian River Valley AVA’s covers a wide swath of ground from the historic wineries of Rochioli and Willam Selyem within the Middle Reach, to the cooler climates of Green Valley and the Sebastopol Hills where Merry Edwards and Littorai reside.
The vineyard also falls within the Sonoma Coast, North Coast and Northern Sonoma AVA’s.
VINEYARD +/- 18.34 acres under vine, planted to a mix of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc with various planting dates.
FRUIT ALLOCATION: The fruit has historically been sold to:
• Sanglier Cellars
• Goldschmidt Winery
• Gundlach Bundschu Winery
• Rack and Riddle
• Joel Gott Wines
• Flanagan Wines
CONTRACTS: Contract details available upon request
VINEYARD NEIGHBORS: Vineyard neighbors in the immediate area:
• Sonoma Cutrer
• Ricioli Brothers Vineyard
• Bisordi Ranch and Vineyard
• Leras Vineyard
• R.C. Lowe Vineyard
• Picket Fence Vineyard
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