About “The Calling” This winery project was officially launched in 2012 Peter Deutsch CEO of Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits and his friend and partner Jim Nantz. Peter combined his wine know how and connection in the wine business with his passion to make his own mark in the wine world and the rest is history. These wines are world class at very reasonable prices. Truly impressive.
About The Vineyards
“Dutton Ranch is an important parcel of vines within the Russian River Valley. Leaders in Sonoma County since 1964, the Dutton family’s holdings now encompass more than 1,100 acres of vineyards, including some of the region’s most celebrated and historic parcels. We work closely with the Dutton family to select exactly the right grapes from a small collection of their vineyards for our Dutton Ranch Vineyards Chardonnay.” The winery
Tasting note: “Bright aromatics on the nose with notes of Bartlett pear, Meyer lemon, stone fruit and crisp minerality. This full-bodied wine is textured and weighty, showing vibrant and integrated acidity with flavors of pear, green apple, lemon bar, white flowers and a minerality on the finish.”
These Dutton Ranch grapes were hand harvested at night and whole cluster pressed. After ferment the wines was aged sur lie 11 months in French Oak 35% new oak.