BECKMEN VINEYARDS is a Demeter-certified estate vineyard and winery located in the Ballard Canyon AVA in Santa Barbara County which falls within California’s blanket Central Coast AVA.

OWNERS | Steve Beckman and family.

ESTATE VINEYARDS, PRODUCTION | 2018 50 hectares (125 acres) of Demeter Biodynamic vineyards producing 12,000 cases of out of 20,000 cases total (Source: International Biodynamic Wine Conference, San Francisco 07 May 2018).

PURISIMA MOUNTAIN VINEYARD | Planted with Viognier, Grenache Noir and Syrah.

BIODYNAMIC CERTIFICATION | 2009 First vintage with full Demeter Biodynamic certification for the vineyards. | 2018 Still certified Biodynamic.

WHITE WINES

VIOGNIER, PURISIMA MOUNTAIN VINEYARD | Limestone soils. | 2016 325 cases. Picked early. Lovely freshness when tasted at the International Biodynamic Wine Conference 07 May 2018.

RED WINES

GRENACHE NOIR, PURISIMA MOUNTAIN VINEYARD BLOCK EIGHT | Ungrafted vines planted from 2004. Biodynamic from the start. | 2016 4000 cases. Nice firm texture to the tannins with ripe but not over-ripe fruit, VG when tasted at the International Biodynamic Wine Conference 07 May 2018.

SYRAH, PURISIMA MOUNTAIN VINEYARD | 2015 850 cases. Moreish, structure, bright fruit, VG when tasted at the International Biodynamic Wine Conference 07 May 2018.

CONTACT

Beckmen Vineyards, 2670 Ontiveros Road, Los Olivos, CA 93441, United States / www.beckmenvineyards.com

BIBLIOGRAPHY

International Biodynamic Wine Conference, San Francisco 6-7th May 2018.