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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.
Starscape Vineyard Update
This photo (taken July 14) shows the state of things at Starscape Vineyard, Russian River Valley. It's a beautiful time to be in the vineyard watching the grapes as they start to advertise that they are sweetening up and ready for birds to come eat them and spread the seeds far and wide. - Alan
2012 Perli Vineyard Pinot Noir
What an incredible vintage the 2012 Perli Pinot Noir was. And yes, I used the word "was" because it sold out this month. There are two more opportunites to taste this delicious wine: joining the Winemaker Tasting on July 11 which will be a vertical tasting of the Perli Vineyard 2009 - 2012 and we have two cases of 2012 Perli reserved for that tasting, or come see us in McMinnville, Oregon July 24 - 26 where we will be pouring the 2012 Perli Vineyard Pinot Noir at the International Pinot Noir Celebration. Hope you can join us at one of these events. - Serena
2015 Upcoming Events
We hope you can join us!
July 24 - 26: IPNC in McMinnville, Oregon details
August 8: Winemaker Tasting: Floodgate Vineyard Vertical details
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 - 6:30 pm daily
- Telephone: 707.433.8270
- Learn more on Yelp and Trip Advisor
Spring Release Wines
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. We released four new wines this May:
- 2014 Rosé of Pinot Noir, 93 cases produced - SOLD OUT
- 2014 Starscape Vineyard Gewürztraminer, 164 cases produced
- 2013 Russian River Valley Pinot Noir, 167 cases produced
- 2012 Leonardo Julio Vineyard Pinot Noir, 188 cases produced