Thompson - Syrah

Thompson Vineyard - Los Alamos

Vineyard Manager: Larry Finkle / Jeff Newton

Year Planted: 1994

Acreage: 37

Varietal: Syrah

Clones: Estrella

Elevation: 800 ft

Climate: Cool Region II

Soil: primarily alluvial sandy-clay loam, with a fair amount of Chamise shale loam in the higher slopes. There is a significant hardpan that is impermeable to most roots only 24 inches below the nutrient poor top soil.