The Vintner Has Chosen

The Vintner Has Chosen

The Vintner Has Chosen Char Vale has just added new Estate Pinot Noir, the Vintner’s Choice. Crafted from the special 2018 vintage, the wine has been described by an earth tone stripe label. This signifies the extra year spent on oak, the smoothness of the wine, and how the wine captures the essence of our…

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Painted Wine Barrels Celebrate Spring

Painted Wine Barrels Celebrate Spring Char Vale and about thirty other wineries in the Russian River Valley are displaying painted wine barrels to celebrate Spring. A map of the participating wineries is at wineroad.com Come pose for photos next to our barrels and catch the vines starting to bloom with the growth of the 2021…

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Fall, Fresh and Fantastic

Fall, Fresh and Fantastic The smoke from the fires of this year is now gone. While the loss of some of the 2020 vintage grapes to possible smoke taint is keenly felt by us, the vineyard has moved on in its annual cycle. Fall is here in full colorful glory and the air is clear,…

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Veraison Vintage 2020

Veraison Vintage 2020 The Pinot Noir grapes in our family vineyard, in the Green Valley of the Russian River Valley, are rapidly changing from green to red and deep purple. They are growing in size and ripening into the delicious fruit that will be harvested for the 2020 vintage. Come see the vineyard. We are…

Moving Forward and Celebrations

Moving Forward and Celebrations in the New Spring

Moving Forward and Celebrations We at Char Vale look forward to seeing you again. We are currently doing drive-by pick-ups of wine and gifts. The picture shows one of the Mothers’ Day gift packages that was available last weekend. Anytime that you need a special gift, we would be delighted to customize one for you.…

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Summertime Ripening

Summertime Ripening The grape florets of spring have formed into the abundant fruit of summer. The Pinot Noir grape clusters in the vineyard are increasing in size and are starting to pass through veraison- turning from green to a rich dark purple. The picture shows these ripening clusters of our Pinot Noir. We have recently…

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Painted Wine Barrels Celebrate Spring

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Veraison Vintage 2020

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Moving Forward and Celebrations in the New Spring

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