District 7 is part of the Scheid family
estate, growing in the Monterey AVA since it's conception in 1972
by Al Scheid and there are now 11 estate vineyards totalling 4,000
acres located along a 70 mile spread in Monterey County.
California has 17 grape crush districts, encompassing a wide
range of climate, terrain and soil types. District 7 is
Monterey County. District 7 has the longest growing season of all
of the districts, a result of the chilled marine air from the
Monterey Bay that rushes down the Salinas Valley each day.
Within District 7 there are 4 regions which each of which suits
particular varietals usually associated with the the following
classical wine regions.
Region I - Burgundy Grapes
Region II - Rhône
Region III - Spain
Region IV - Bordeaux
100% sustainable certified California Sustainable Winegrowing,
utilising 100% drip irrigation, composting of grape pomace stems
and seeds and recycling of winery waste water, cover crops for
erosion control and encouragement of wildlife and natural pest
control through 250 owl boxes within the vineyards.