AVA Kuhlken Vineyards

AVA Kuhlken Vineyards

About Kuhlken Vineyards

Planted in 1995 within Bell Mountain sub-AVA of the Texas Hill Country by Larry and Jeanine Kuhlken, Kuhlken Vineyards became the estate vineyard for Pedernales Cellars in 2006 when it was founded by Julie and David Kuhlken.

Vineyard Details

Year Planted

1995

Owner

Larry, Jeanine, Julie & David Kuhlken

Acreage

17

Soil

Degraded sandstone and caliche

Climate

Continental

Trellis

Vertical Shoot Positioning

Irrigation

Drip

Harvest Method

Hand

Members Purchasing Fruit

Pedernales Cellars

Varietals

  • Tempranillo (8 acres)
  • Touriga Nacional (2 acres)
  • Mourvedre (2 acre)
  • Grenache (1 acre)
  • Tinta Amarela and Tinta Cao (1/2 acre)
  • Albarino (1/4 acre)
  • Merlot (2 1/2 acres)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon (1/2 acre)
  • Sangiovese (1/4 acre)