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Boxwood Winery: winery information

Annual Production: 2,000 cases

Estate Vineyard Acreage
The Boxwood Estate Vineyard boasts the tightest planting on the east coast. The 19 acre sustainable vineyard blankets the slopes of this historic farmland on its highest elevation. Every vine and grape are treated with tenderness and respect, producing elegant wines with depth, complexity and finesse. Clones* Only Entav Certified plant material is used Merlot Clones; 181, 343, 347 & 348 Cabernet Franc Clones; 214, 623 & 327 Cabernet Sauvignon Clones; 341, 337 & 191 Petit Verdot; 400 Malbec; 595 * 4 different rootstock are used as well, many of the clones in each variety are grafted to 2 or 3 different rootstocks. Climate The climate in Virginia varies from year to year, which is one of the reasons our vintages vary in characteristics and blend content each year. In general Virginia experiences warm days and cool nights with moderate rainfall from early spring through early June with temperatures and humidity increasing in July and August. September and October offer more moderate temperatures and drier months for the grape harvest. Planting Dates: 2004 Merlot 181 – 3.5 acres Merlot 343 – 0.5 acres Merlot 347 – 0.5 acres Merlot 348 – 0.25 acres Petit Verdot – 1 acre Malbec - 0.25 acres Cabernet Franc 214 - 3 acres 2005 Merlot 347 – 0.13 acres Merlot 343 – 0.5 acres Cabernet Sauvignon – 3.25 acres Cabernet Franc – 0.5 acres Malbec – 0.13 acres 2006 Cabernet Franc – 2 acres Merlot – 1.3 acres 2007 Merlot – 0.5 acres 2012 Cabernet Franc – 2.25 acres Exposure/Soils Boxwood Estate Vineyard is comprised of 3 blocks; A, B & C Blocks with an average elevation of 535ft above sea level. The vineyard is Purcellville Silt Loam with Gneiss, Shist and Granite bedrock. A-Block, planted with Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc comprises the highest portion of the vineyard with the most well drained, loose and rocky soil in the vineyard. The exposition of A-Block varies from North West to South. B- Block, planted entirely to Cabernet Sauvignon has considerably more clay limiting the growth of the vines, exposition is North West. C-Block, planted entirely to Cabernet Franc, has varying soils with rocky thin soils at the northwest edge and slopes slightly to the southeast with increasing clay content. About Boxwood Vineyard Winery Hours Wine Club Private Parties Online Store Our Wine Bars Blog Press & Media Restaurants / Retailers Contact Home

Grape Varieties Planted

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Contact Information

Boxwood Winery
P O Box 1887
Middleburg, VA  20118
United States

Phone: (540) 687-8778