Kobra Vineyard --Paradise Valley -- Atascadero--CA See our FaceBook page and press Like to become a fan

Overview

* Variety: Cool Climate Syrah

* Year Planted: 2001

* Clone: 877

* Root Stock: 1103P

* Trelli System: VSP

* Past Contracts: Robert Hall, Chronic Cellars, Brady Vineyards

 

* Spacing: 6x5

* Average Tons: 8-9

* Average Brix: 24.5

* Average Harvest Date: Mid Oct.

* Spur Pruned, Hand Picked, One Pick

* California Certified Sustainable

COOL CLIMATE SYRAH AVAILABLE FOR THE 2020 VINTAGE

Kobra Vineyard is a 2.5 acre vineyard located in a small, pristine valley west of Atascadero in the Santa Lucia Mountain Range. This valley is a unique microclimate located 11 miles from the ocean and blessed with abundant rainfall and cool ocean breezes that result in late bud break and long hang times uncommon for most of SLO North County. We are a family business and have been involved in North County viticulture for over 17 years and we perform 100% of the work in this vineyard. We farm Syrah Noir exclusively (clone 877) on 19 year old vines that produce between 8 and 10 tons of fruit annually.

This vineyard has had purchase contracts each year since inception. From 2010 thru 2018 the fruit from this vineyard has gone exclusively to Robert Hall and Brady Vineyard, both under the winemaker Don Brady. In 2019 Don decided to drop his Syrah program and we contracted with other purchasers. However, Don is the most familiar with our fruit and is available to discuss its merits with prospective purchasers.

So, if you are interested in this opportunity to lock up the outstanding fruit from this unique family owned and managed vineyard, give us a call and come visit. See for yourself the vigor and fruit development in our prime blocks and we think you will agree that this is truly a rare opportunity to augment your Rhone style program.

Respectfully,

Doris and Ken Bray
11770 Cenegal rd.
Atascadero, CA 93422
bray@kobravineyard.com
(805) 459-6075

Sept in Kobra Vineyard

Our Grapes

January 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

January 2020 - Block 1 Pre Pruning

1.2 inches of rain

Feb 2020 Block 4 Kobra Vineyard

February 2020 Block 4 Next, wires must come down

Zero inches of rain

March 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

March 2020 Hail

5.5 inches of rain

April 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

April 2020 Block 1A fully pruned and budding

2.9 inches of rain

May 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

May 2020 Block 1

0.6" rain

Wires part way up

June 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

June 2020 Block 2

Vines thinned, wires up, 0" Rain

 

July in Kobra Vineyard

July 2020

Zero inches of Rain

August 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

August 2020

 

September 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

September 2020

Veraison

October 2020 in Kobra Vineyard

October 19 2020 Harvest

Thank you to all our friends

Owners Kobra Vineyard

Owners Kobra Vineyard

December 2017 in Kobra Vineyard

December

Merry Christmas

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