Hawaiian for goddess, Kiana sits atop a gently sloping hill at the southern end of our estate, overlooking our winery building to the north and Terres Basses to the south.
- Elevation: 460 – 570 feet
- Aspect: South-facing
- Soils: WillaKenzie soil series: Sedimentary, moderately deep well-drained fine loamy soil derived from colluvium, sandstone, and siltstone (marine origin)
- Varietal: Pinot Noir
- Date planted: 1996
- Clones: 114 & 777
- Schematic: 7.5’ x 5’ spacing with VSP training
Site expression in the wine
Kiana is grown on a gentle south-facing ridge on the southern portion of the WillaKenzie Estate. The terroir here produces a Pinot Noir that offers both lifted red-fruited and savory aromas, moderate structure and balanced acidity.