Harrison Clarke Vineyard, Ballard Canyon AVASanta Ynez Valley, California
The Harrison Clarke vineyard is located in the newly designated Ballard Canyon AVA in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley. As the solitary AVA dedicated to Syrah (over 60%), Ballard Canyon AVA is quickly setting itself apart in the world of American Rhônes.
Planted on sandy limestone soil in the Purisima Hills, Harrison Clarke Vineyard is at the north end of the maritime chute. This site experiences cold nights, early morning fog and short periods of daytime heat, assuring powerful robust flavors, savory characteristics, bright acid and formidable balanced tannins.