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Cartograph: Our Journey In Wine
Great wine takes you places. It takes you to the region where the grapes grew, to the time and place where you first tasted that wine, and conjures memories of sharing wine with friends and family.
Cartograph is itself a destination, a road map and a journey. That journey is represented in the imagery that adorns the Cartograph label. Look closely and you’ll see where we’ve been, where our paths have crossed and the circumstances of several careers and experiences that defined who we are, how we think, how a passion for great wine was instilled within us and, finally, how Cartograph was created.
When you enjoy a Cartograph wine, our journeys come together. Where were you when you had your first taste of Cartograph? Where were you when a glass of wine truly captured your attention? Where is your favorite wine from? Share your stories with us and join our growing community of wine lovers at Cartograph.
Becoming a Cartograph Circle member will give you exclusive access to our wines and the very tiny lots that are only released to the Circle members. To see all the benefits and start your Circle membership CLICK HERE.
Coming Soon ...
We just finished tasting through the spring wines and are writing the winemaker notes today, drafting our Circle member letters, and we begin shipping on Monday! #springrelease2015
What it looks like at Starscape Vineyard
Most shoots are like the photo below, maybe 8 inches long. You can see the flowers starting to form which will become grape clusters. Starscape is located in the heart of the Russian River Valley, in the Middle Reach section.
2015 Upcoming Events
We hope you can join us!
April 22: Release party for Circle members, Minneapolis, MN
May 3 & 9: Release party for Circle members, Healdsburg, CA
May 16: Winemaker Tasting: Russian River Valley, Healdsburg CA
Curious about the rest of the year? More details here
Visiting Our Tasting Room
We spotlight masterfully crafted cool-climate Pinot noir (from both the nearby Russian River Valley and the remote Mendocino Ridge) and Alsace-style whites, by the glass/bottle or on tap—a first for Healdsburg. No reservations are needed for the signature tasting at the tasting room bar. If your party is more than 6 people, please contact us for a reservation.
- Location: 340 Center St., Healdsburg (half a block north of the plaza)
- Hours: 12 - 6:30pm daily
- Telephone: 707.433.8270
- Learn more on Yelp and Trip Advisor
Wines Released in 2014
We focus exclusively on two superb AVAs - the Russian River Valley and Mendocino Ridge. All of our wines are vineyard designates with the exception of our one blend: the Russian River Valley Pinot Noir.
- 2012 Floodgate Vineyard Pinot Noir, 191 cases produced
- 2012 Perli Vineyard Pinot Noir, 113 cases produced
- 2012 Mariah Vineyard Pinot Noir, 112 cases produced
- 2012 Roma's Vineyard Pinot Noir, 119 cases produced
- 2012 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, 169 cases produced
- 2012 Upton Vineyard Sangiovese, 39 cases produced (Circle exclusive)
- 2013 Greenwood Ridge Dry Riesling , 118 cases produced
- 2013 Floodgate Vineyard Dry Gewürztraminer, 180 cases produced
- 2013 Rosé of Pinot Noir, 124 cases produced