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    This is a French method of tightly-spaced, meter by meter planting with the goal of stressing the vines. In doing so, root systems must compete with each other […]

    Clonal and Rootstock

    Diversification is a vital element to making complete wines. Clonal diversity provides an enormous array of potential colors, aromatics, textures, and flavors in the wines. Melville’s Seventeen clones […]


    Harvesting of the fruit is a very manual and complex process at Melville. During the month prior to picking, each block is randomly “cluster sampled” for sugar (brix) […]

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