Melville is a 100% estate driven winery with a focused commitment to producing Burgundian and Northern Rhône varietals with the utmost respect for their history as well as the site on which they are grown. Located in the center of the Sta. Rita Hills appellation, in Santa Barbara County, the estate has 85 acres planted to vineyards. The estate currently has sixteen clones of pinot noir, ten clones of syrah and nine clones of chardonnay all on a variety of low vigor rootstocks. All blocks are fermented in small lots and are isolated through their entire period of elevage.