Don and Wendy Lange moved to Dundee from Santa Barbara and planted thirty acres of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris in 1987, establishing Lange Estate. Don graduated from the University of Iowa Writer?s Workshop with a Master of Fine Arts degree and then pursued a career as a musician, winning a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts before becoming a winemaker. Jesse Lange, Don?s son, joined the winemaking team in 2004 and Don's wife, Wendy, oversees the business side of the winery.
Deep aromas of raspberries and dark cherries are laced with notes of blueberry and soft vanilla oak. Intriguing hints of baking spices, earth and minerality are backed with an elegant structure and balanced tannins.