(From 2013 Vintage) Sandy to sandy-loamy soils located at 1,000 meters (almost 3,281 ft) above sea level. The climate typically presents warm days and cool nights, with an average temperature variation of 14°C (57.2°F) and an average annual rainfall of 280 mm (11.02 in). The yield is 12 tonnes per hectare (approximately 4.86 tonnes per acre) and drip irrigation is used. The grapevines are espalier trained. At Dona Paula, our vineyards have always been managed using sustainable agriculture practices.
Wine Spectator(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/06