Failla Wines is the creation of Ehren Jordan. Ehren brings decades of combined experience in the cellars and vineyards of the Rhône Valley, Paso Robles, Sonoma County, Napa Valley and beyond. The highlight of this journey was a two-year apprenticeship in the Rhône Valley that gave Ehren the viticultural training that has forever infused his approach to farming and winemaking. While gaining this knowledge and perspective, Ehren had the unique opportunity to purchase a piece of land that spoke to these points of winemaking inspiration. Scraping together the resources he could, Ehren purchased a remote plot of land along the rugged Sonoma Coast and began cultivating what would become Failla. He initially planted the Estate Vineyard to Chardonnay and Syrah, followed by plantings of Pinot Noir in 2002. Failla’s first vintage in 1998 consisted of two single vineyard bottlings but that has grown to include additional bottlings reflective of the relationships he has molded with great farmers as well as additional opportunities to purchase land he can farm as he sees fit. What started as five planted acres of estate holdings has become over 30 acres and continues to grow. His obsessive hands-on farming practices and his minimalist hands-off winemaking style come through in every bottle, allowing site, variety and vintage to shine through. Failla now represents a benchmark for cool climate fruit from the extreme coastal areas of one of California’s finest regions.
3530 Silverado Trail, N.
Saint Helena, CA 94574