The Russian River Appellation location not only provides the ideal soil composed of stoney ancient volcanic ash, but also an excellent overall climate for wine grapes. Warm days and cool nights, and light breezes from the Pacific, all have positive affects on the growing season. The day heating and night time cooling cycle plays an important part of why Northern California is a world class wine producing region.
Planted to Zinfandel in the early 1900's, the Vineyard consists primarily of Old Vine Zinfandel, as well as small separate blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon. The vineyards enjoy views North into the Russian River Valley. To the Northeast, stands the majestic Mount St. Helena. To the West, lie rolling vineyards to the foothills that are the home of the great Redwoods, with the Pacific Ocean beyond. On cloud free days, the top of Mount Tamalpais near the San Francisco Bay can be seen reaching skyward in the distant Marin County to the South.
Experience the Russian River Valley yourself by enjoying our wines.
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T O N T I F A M I L Y W I N E S
Peter Tonti, Founder of Tonti Family Wines
Award Winning Russian River Valley Old Vine Zins
~ Sonoma County, California ~
Map courtesy of Russian River Valley Wine Growers
ABOUT: Born out of our love of fine wines and delicious food, Tonti Family Wines offers fine vintage Zinfandels. After traveling the world and sampling different wines, we decided to make our way back home and bring these vintages to you.
Our vineyard partnership affords us access to an extraordinary patch of land. The vineyard where our grapes are grown rest on the Eastern edge of the beautiful Russian River Valley Appellation, on gently rolling bench land above the valley floor.