Handcrafted wines from Maloy O'Neill Vineyards in Paso robles
Uploaded By: Ron Fan. Added on: 18 August 2012.
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When we visited Maloy O'Neill Vineyards we where able to learn about the blending of the winemaker and the different varieties of grapes they grow and types of wines they make. The wine maker with his years of experience is an expert blender of wine. He makes what the customers like and enjoys feedback from them to produce the most popular wines he can for his customers. Here are just a few of the wines they make. Chardonnay, Muscat Canelli, and Malvasia Bianca, Merlot, Syrah, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Sangiovese, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon is our flagship variety.Come and visit their tasting room it is located on eighty acres of oak-spotted and vineyard-planted countryside to experience our award-winning wines and terrific service. The chapel-like tasting room is a storybook stone building with nods to both French and American architecture. Bring a lunch and picnic under the pergola or on our patio. The soils at O'Neill Vineyards and Maloy O'Neill Vineyards are similar in structure but differ in many ways. They are both primarily Arbuckle-Positas San Ysidro complex. Maloy O'Neill Vineyards is primarily loam's and sandy loams, and O'Neill Vineyards is mostly coarse loam with clay and chalky areas. Both properties are in the Huero Huero River area and have daily summer temperature fluctuations ideal for grape growing. Average yearly rainfall is anywhere from 8-15 inches. The Paso Robles Viticultural Area is typified by rolling hills and valleys with an average elevation between 600 and 1,900 feet. The Santa Lucia Range, whose crests average 2,300 to 2,800 feet in elevation, protects it.