Todd Brothers Ranch-Alexander Valley

Originally planted in 1958 by brothers Ken and Richard Todd, today the Todd Brothers Ranch is operated by their sons, Ken and Tim Todd. One of the most stunning vineyards in Sonoma County, the Todd Brothers Ranch produces fruit solely for Dashe Cellars. The 50-year-old zinfandel vines in the vineyard grow in bright red volcanic soil on steep hillsides. These head-trained vines undergo extensive canopy management and leaf-pulling to produce yields of less than three tons per acre. The zinfandel fruit from Todd Brothers is incredibly complex, showing intensity and layers that are at time cabernet sauvignon-like in their stature. The source of the Todd Brothers Ranch Zinfandel this rich Alexander Valley fruit displays big flavors of spice, chocolate and coffee, with notes of dusty earthiness, likely derived from the red soil. Todd Brothers Ranch also cultivates incredibly concentrated cabernet sauvignon, which is the primary source for the Dashe Cellars Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.