Vineyard located in Cienega Valley (San Benito County), in foothills of Gabilan Mountain Range ~1100 ft above sea level and ~25 miles from Pacific Ocean. Vines more than 90 years old grown on a hillside of granite and limestone soils. Organically farmed. Cabernet Pfeffer is extremely rare variety with less than 12 acres grown in CA. Initially 50% neutral and 50% new French oak. Wine transferred from new French oak to neutral after 3 months. 13 month oak ageing. ‘Pfeffer’ means ‘pepper’ in German and is very fitting for pepper aromas and flavors found in the wine. 50 cases annually.